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West Ham fans react on Twitter to Michail Antonio's comments about Marko Arnautovic

West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at London Stadium on January 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Michail Antonio admitted that his West Ham teammate Marko Arnautovic wants to leave the club amid reported interest.

Marko Arnautovic of West Ham United waves to the fans as he is substituted during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at London Stadium on January 12, 2019 in...

West Ham supporters reacted with concern on Twitter after Michail Antonio admitted that teammate Marko Arnautovic wants to leave the club for China. 

The 28-year-old told Sky Sports on Sunday that Arnautovic, who has been the subject of a rejected £35 million bid from an unnamed Chinese club, wants to leave the London Stadium this month.

During West Ham's 1-0 win over Arsenal over the weekend, Arnautovic was seen waving to the home crowd as he was substituted midway through the second half.

 

Amid all the speculation surrounding Arnautovic's future, the club did confirm on their official Twitter account on Thursday that their star player is not for sale. 

Despite that statement, many West Ham supporters on Twitter were now adamant that their forward will leave following Antonio's worrying comments. 

24th November 2018, London Stadium, London, England; EPL Premier League football, West Ham United versus Manchester City; A disappointed Marko Arnautovic of West Ham United  talking to...

One fan stated that he was 'gutted' to hear the news about the Austrian, while another praised Antonio for being 'open' and 'honest' about the whole situation. 

Other supporters felt that Antonio's comments about his teammate was just the confirmation that they needed that Arnautovic will be on his way this month. 

Since being moved into a central role by David Moyes last season, Arnautovic has looked a completely different player, scoring goals, providing assists and being the main threat for his team.

During this campaign, the Austrian has played 18 games in all competitions, scoring eight goals and supplying two assists for his teammates. 

Marko Arnautovic of West Ham United in action with Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at London Stadium on January 12, 2019...

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