David Gold’s previous tweets on reported West Ham target Mohamed Diame

David Gold, owner looks on prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Liverpool at London Stadium on May 14, 2017 in Stratford, England.

West Ham United reportedly want Newcastle United’s Mohamed Diame.

Mohamed Diame of Newcastle United (10)  claps  during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Liverpool FC at St. James Park on May 04, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United...

According to Sabah, West Ham United are interested in signing Newcastle United midfielder Mohamed Diame in the summer transfer window.

Diame is out of contract at Newcastle this summer, and the 31-year-old has reportedly not made the number of starts needed to trigger an extension on his deal.

Sabah has claimed that the Hammers are looking at securing the services of the Senegalese, and so are Fenerbahce and Crystal Palace.

 

Diame is a former West Ham player and was on the books of the London club from the summer of 2012 until the summer of 2014 when he switched to Hull City.

Following the 31-year-old’s departure from the Hammers to the Tigers, West Ham co-chairman David Gold mocked him for his decision on Twitter, as shown below.

Mohamed Diame looks to pass the ball during the Newcastle United Training Session at Newcastle United Training Centre on April 17, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Given Gold’s aforementioned tweets suggest that it will be very tough for Diame to return to West Ham, and it is quite surprising that the Hammers are (reportedly) interested in the midfielder in the first place.

West Ham do have some very good midfielders, and there is really no need for the 31-year-old at the London Stadium.

Joint Chairman David Gold waves prior to the pre season friendly between Wycombe Wanderers and West Ham United at Adams Park on July 14, 2018 in High Wycombe, England.

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