We’re delighted to welcome former West Ham United striker Frank McAvennie as our unique columnist. Every week he’ll be giving his views on the largest speaking factors on the London Stadium…
Frank McAvennie believes it’s ‘a disgrace’ that Andriy Yarmolenko will depart West Ham this summer time when his contract expires as he didn’t get the prospect to combat for a contract.
The club confirmed final week that the Ukraine international will depart the club in the summertime after 4 years, with manager David Moyes opting to not renew his deal.
However after the ongoings in his homeland this season, McAvennie believes his head is ‘battered’ and says it’s stopped him getting the prospect to earn a brand new deal to remain on the club past this season.
“Yeah I feel the boy’s head is battered and you may see it as a result of, if you consider what’s occurred in his nation,” he informed West Ham Zone.
“I don’t know the place the boy goes to go, it’s only a disgrace. There’s not a lot you may say about him.
“He’s been a very good servant and he’s by no means received an opportunity to combat. This 12 months was his probability to go and combat for a contract, and it should be horrible while you assume what’s taking place to your family and friends again house. It should be horrible scenario the boy’s in.
“It’s a disgrace he’s not received one other probability, one other 12 months on his contract. However he’ll get a club. Hopefully he doesn’t lose too many individuals and he can get on along with his profession.”
The club had been anticipated to let him depart anyway after he barely featured final season, and he discovered himself method down the pecking order, however that didn’t cease him scoring massive targets when he was wanted this 12 months.
He grabbed an emotional profitable aim towards Aston Villa after which received the second in a 2-0 win over Sevilla again in March, however has featured for simply 178 minutes since then.
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