'Sign him up!': West Ham fans react to Joao Mario's screamer for Portugal

Joao Mario (1-L) of Portugal celebrates with team mates after scoring the second goal during the international friendly football match against Portugal and Tunisia at the Municipal stadium...

The Inter Milan midfielder spent the second half of last season on loan at the London Stadium.

Joao Mario (1-L) of Portugal celebrates with team mates after scoring the second goal during the international friendly football match against Portugal and Tunisia at the Municipal stadium...

West Ham fans are urging the club to bring midfielder Joao Mario back to the club after he scored an excellent goal in Portugal's 2-2 friendly draw with Tunisia.

The 25-year-old was loaned out to the Hammers by parent club Inter Milan in January and hit two goals in 13 Premier League appearances and a recent Calciomercato report claims that West Ham are in talks with the Italian club about a potential permanent deal.

Adrien Silva of Leaicester City puts pressure on Joao Mario of West Ham United during the Premier League match between Leicester City and West Ham United at The King Power Stadium on May 5,...

But Hammers fans want a transfer to be tied up as soon as possible after the former Sporting CP man scored a superb goal for his home nation last night.

Bringing Joao Mario back to the London Stadium would certainly be a shrewd move by new boss Manuel Pellegrini, considering his impressive form in the latter stages of last season.

West Ham United's Portuguese midfielder Joao Mario (L) vies with Everton's Argentinian defender Ramiro Funes Mori (R) during the English Premier League football match between West Ham...

However, a second loan deal may pose as a more sensible option, given that the Portuguese signed for Inter just two years ago for £38.4 million - a sum the Italians would likely wish to recoup the majority of.

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