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Arnautovic linked with China switch

9th January 2019, 19:31 by Tom Hill

West Ham United have received a £35m bid from an unnamed Chinese club for forward Marko Arnautovic, according to reports.

The 29-year-old has been linked with a move to Manchester United in the past but fresh rumours are linking him with a switch to the Far East.

Arnautovic is joint-top scorer for the Hammers this season with eight goals in 17 games but he could soon be on his way out of the club.

He moved to east London for £20million in July 2017 and scored 11 goals in his first season, while he has netted eight times this term and is now viewed as the club's talisman.

The Austria international is under contract until 2022 and West Ham are thought to be ready to reject the offer.

The speculation may tempt Manchester United to make their move but West Ham will be desperate to keep him as they try to climb the Premier League table under Manuel Pellegrini.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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