West Ham’s banter era of strikers: a horrible history of filthy, filthy dross

Sebastien Haller
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Marko Arnautovic was arguably West Ham United's biggest attacking success of the last decade or so. When you consider that he got sent off in his second appearance, took 14 games to score his first goal and left under a cloud after just two seasons, that gives you a good idea of how well the rest have done.

Sebastien Haller, the £45m Eintracht Frankfurt signing designed to catapult the Irons into Europe, is also leaving, according to reports. So here’s a guide to exactly what we’re dealing with. The worst part is that nobody has been left out, save for the likes of Alessandro Diamanti and Savio Nsereko who were more ‘forwards’ than ‘strikers’ (if we’re being incredibly generous in the latter’s case).

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