'Owes us a big apology': Some West Ham fans discuss potential Payet return

West Ham fans celebrate after the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley Stadium on October 25, 2017 in London, England.

Premier League side West Ham United have reportedly been offered the chance to bring Dimitri Payet back from Ligue 1 powerhouses Marseille.

Dimitri Payet of West Ham United celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal during The Emirates FA Cup fifth round match between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United at Ewood park on...

Well no one saw this coming.

Just a year and a half after Dimitri Payet left West Ham for Marseille in about the most acrimonious way possible, destroying his legacy and receiving a barrage of snake emoji filled tweets along the way, the Guardian has broke the remarkable news that the Frenchman could be on his way back to the London Stadium.

It is understood that Payet’s representatives have asked West Ham whether they would be keen to re-sign him in what would be one of the most remarkable deals in recent Premier League history.

Dimitri Payet of Marseille looks dejected following the UEFA Europa League Final between Olympique de Marseille and Club Atletico de Madrid at Stade de Lyon on May 16, 2018 in Lyon, France.

The 31-year-old has allegedly been in contact with some of his former teammates and the Hammers are trying to discover whether or not a deal would be viable, with Payet set to cost more than the £25 million Marseille paid for him in January 2017.

Payet is without doubt one of the most gifted players in West Ham’s modern history; a true Paolo Di Canio like figure who brought genuine quality to East London.

Dimitri Payet of West Ham during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Burnley at London Stadium on December 14, 2016 in Stratford, England.

He scored 10 goals and set up another 24 for Marseille last season, too, producing some truly stunning moments as the French powerhouses reached the final of the Europa League.

Yes, Payet would have some serious grovelling to do if this stunning return did happen. But it seems some West Ham supporters would be more than willing to forgive him if he fires in a few glorious free-kicks under Manuel Pellegrini.

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