This all stems from the tedious from Longstaff / Rice debate prior to last weekend’s game, but quite why both fans can’t just enjoy their own prospects, who are different styles of player at that, is beyond me.
Here’s some pathetic responses from West Ham fans on Twitter following news that Longstaff damaged his knee ligaments in a 50/50 challenge with Robert Snodgrass last weekend:
Not only have we seen all the above Tweets online but several West Ham fans are also commenting on NUFC posts with laughing faces – it is utterly bizarre. Rice does look an excellent player and one that looks set to thrive for England too.
However, wishing another young player an injury is really poor and does just show a lack of class ; West Ham fans aren’t exactly covering themselves in glory here.
Thankfully, we found one Hammers fan that took a better approach, after the devastating injury news was confirmed by the club earlier today: