'He's a ticking time-bomb': West Ham fans react on Twitter to links with Newcastle's Jonjo Shelvey

Jonjo Shelvey of Newcastle United acknowledges the fans after the final whistle in the FA Cup Third Round match between Newcastle United and Blackburn Rovers at St. James Park on January 5,...

West Ham United are allegedly interested in signing the Newcastle United midfielder.

Jonjo Shelvey of Newcastle United (08)  crosses the ball during the FA Cup Third Round match between Newcastle United and Blackburn Rovers at St. James Park on January 05, 2019 in...

West Ham have been linked with a January move for Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, with the Daily Mail reporting that Manuel Pellegrini is prepared to splash out around £20 million to sign the midfielder, and some West Ham fans took to Twitter in reaction to the news.

The Hammers are currently in the midst of somewhat of a mini injury crisis in the midfield department, with Jack Wilshere, Carlos Sanchez and Manuel Lanzini all out with long-term problems.

 

And the Daily Mail suggest that West Ham could make a £20 million move for Newcastle ace Shelvey to address that issue.

Whether the 26-year-old is the man for the job, however, is debatable.

The Harold Hill-born midfielder has never really reached the levels that were expected of him when he was younger, but he is a solid performer nonetheless.

Newcastle player Jonjo Shelvey in action during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St. James Park on January 2, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United...

In today's day and age, £20 million doesn't go very far, so it might just be worth taking a punt on the Englishman.

Some West Ham fans took to Twitter in reaction to the news, and the majority of them don't seem to be too happy with the links to Shelvey...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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