West Ham receive £35m bid for Marko Arnautovic from mystery Chinese clubJanuary 10, 2019
WEST HAM have received a huge bid for Marko Arnautovic from an unknown Chinese Super League side.
The Hammers forward has just returned from a hamstring injury and was the subject of a £35million offer from an anonymous outfit in the Far East.
The Austrian was linked with a big-money move to Manchester United in the summer but eventually stayed in London.
Arnautovic moved to West Ham from Stoke in 2017 for £20m on a five-year contract.
The Hammers struggled early on under Slaven Bilic but the forward played a prominent role in the climb up the table under David Moyes, scoring 11 goals.
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Arnautovic lasted just 20 minutes of the 2-0 FA Cup win over Birmingham on Saturday.
Boss Manuel Pellegrini took the decision to replace the striker, who opened the scoring against the Championship side after struggling with a back problem.
Arnautovic has hit seven league goals in 15 appearances this season — just one behind top scorer Felipe Anderson.
Pellegrini will be sweating on his fitness ahead of Saturday’s game at home to Arsenal.