Having lost all four of their Premier League games this season before today, you’d have thought a much-needed three points would have Hammers supporters and staff on Could Nine, but it seems Perez’s actions has seized the limelight.
With West Ham coasting at 3-1 yesterday, manager Mauricio Pellegrini called for his Spanish former Arsenal forward, but his reaction was pretty clear for all to see:
⚒ – It’s Monday morning. We are all Lucas Perez. pic.twitter.com/Rdo6KoeTUf
— MUNDIAL (@MundialMag) September 17, 2018
As we told you yesterday, his club’s supporters were far from happy with his antics, but Perez has now issued a statement of his own – and he’s simply denying that he refused to warm-up at all:
What do you think of the incident, and Perez’s explanation? Can he now save his career at the London Stadium?
What do you think?