West Ham Post Salty Tweet After Selling Marko Arnautovic To Shanghai SIPG

West Ham United have fired a not-so-subtle shot at Marko Arnautovic following his departure to Shanghai SIPG.

This morning, West Ham confirmed Arnautovic's transfer to China. He's joined CSL champions Shanghai SIPG for a reported £22 million.

The Hammers posted a very brief statement regarding his exit: "West Ham United can confirm that Marko Arnautovic has joined Chinese Super League champions Shanghai SIPG for an undisclosed fee," a club statement reads.

"The 30-year-old Austrian departs after two seasons at London Stadium, during which he scored 22 goals in 65 appearances in Claret and Blue."

The Premier League club then appeared to take a sly dig at Arnautovic by posting a picture of Mark Noble, accompanied with the words: "True Hammer".

West Ham's parting shot didn't go unnoticed. Here's some reaction from social media:

Arnautovic only signed a new contract six months ago. He signed a five-year deal in January.

Though the Austrian will call time on his career in England by venturing to the Far East.

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

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