West Ham: Coronavirus prevented possible Arnautovic resigning
31 January 2020
The club had seen Shanghai SIPG player Mark Arnautovic as a potential fix to their goalscoring issues, according to the Daily Mirror, before the coronavirus grounded all planes out of China.
Arnautovic forced a move from West Ham to the Chinese club last summer.
West Ham were open to the idea of resigning Marko Arnautovic this January as a fix to their goalscoring issues, according to the Daily Mirror, but backed out of a potential deal after the coronavirus grounded all planes out of China.
The striker forced his move to the Chinese club - Shanghai SIPG - last summer because of the financial gains of playing in the Chinese league, becoming hugely unpopular with West Ham's supporters in the process.
Do you want to read this article?
Get instant access by signing up for a 14-day free Premium trial
No credit card, no commitments and it will expire automatically.
You will receive a link that activates your trial in an email.
Already a standard subscriber? Upgrade here