'Not for sale' - No go for Marko say Hammers

Arnautovic ‘is not for sale’ – West Ham stand firm after £35m bid from China

West Ham have already added Samir Nasri to their squad but to finance a move for Shelvey, they would need to offload players first and the club's stance on Marko Arnuatovic, who was the subject of £36million bid to go the Chinese Super League, has cut off one source of potential income.

The Hammers received a £35m bid, believed to be from Shanghai SIPG, yesterday - though the club reportedly have no desire to part with their star asset.

The player's agent and brother Danijel Arnautovic told talkSPORT on Thursday it is his client's "great desire that West Ham accepts the offer from China".

A West Ham United source has rubbished rumours that the club are interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez, according to the Claret and Hugh website. It is close to double what they paid for him.

Now he is back in the Premier League and he can not believe how things have turned around for him.

West Ham should be keeping Arnautovic in an ideal world given he's a major presence in attack, but teammates Javier Hernandez, Lucas Perez or Andy Carroll are not putting serious pressure on him for a starting position. He wants to go to a new market and challenge for titles.

West Ham have rejected a £35million bid from a Chinese Super League club, believed to be the champions Shanghai SIPG, for the 29-year-old Austrian global.

Marko is professional and is preparing himself for the Arsenal game.

Arnautovic has shone for West Ham since joining from Stoke in the summer of 2017, helping the Hammers stay in the Premier League last season. That is Marko. He will never change.

West Ham are reluctant to let their star striker leave though and have since issued a defiant 18-word statement. He will give 100 per cent for West Ham.

"Marko Arnautovic has a contract and we fully expect him to honour it". He hopes the fans can respect his wishes.

"Marko and the other players involved in the rumours have their heads here, they want to continue the way they're playing".

Will be hard to replace but i trust Pellegrini to do it. [tomster36]This whole thing about Arnautovic is annoying!



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