West Ham players have been infuriated over Payet’s attitude to the club of recent.
The France international is on a strike as he seeks an exit from the club, and thus instigating his team mate to spark up words about him, claiming that they are better-off without him in the team.
The team captain, Mark Noble says West Ham are very okay without the France international Forward if he wants an exit from the club. Noble, having played with him for a while, commended Payet’s game style but said that he is very upset and disappointed for his recent attitude towards the team.
When asked for reasons why he thinks Payet wants to leave, Noble refused to comment on that, but he strongly advised against him (Payet) being idle in the team saying, “…if someone doesn’t want to play for the team then they are better off not even playing.”
Dimitri Payet, who signed in to West Ham 18 months ago, has refused to play for the club is currently seeking an exit from London as he targets a return to the Ligue 1 outfit Marseille. He was not present at the 3-0 win against Crystal Palace last Saturday. The win moved the team up to 12th place on the table after 21 rounds.
Reports making the round this week say French giant Marseille has made moves to reclaim the player but talks have stalled. West Ham management rejected a bid to sell the player back to the Ligue 1, particularly with no imminent financial reason to sell.
Marseille increased their bid offer for the player, offering £20 million but the Hammers outrightly rejected the bid. Payet seems keen to return home, ignoring offers from other English sides and even Chinese lump sum. West Ham are likely to sell only above the £30 million mark even as Payet, who would take a 30% paycut if he returns to France, is desperate to exit.