'Payet has no spine!' – West Ham fans react with blind fury at player's farewell tweet

After weeks of speculation, the British club confirmed they had agreed a deal with Marseille – and the player couldn’t hide his excitement

Dimitri Payet’s farewell to West Ham United could not have received a more furious reaction from fans of the club he was fleeing to complete a “return to his home”, Marseille.

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Having refused to play for the club since the middle of January, Payet’s £25 million move back to Marseille was announced on Sunday and the 29-year-old Frenchman took to Twitter…

On rentre à la maison pic.twitter.com/AcwO3FChYt

— Dimitri Payet (@dimpayet17) January 29, 2017

…where his message was met with non-stop Hammers fan fury.

@dimpayet17 die

— Asad (@AsadWHU) January 29, 2017

@luluismagic13 @dimpayet17 have fun with him, he’s 29 and has a mohawk were the real winners

— Asad (@AsadWHU) January 29, 2017

@dimpayet17 pic.twitter.com/LXI0iEojCq

— West Ham Central (@WestHam_Central) January 29, 2017

@dimpayet17 You’re going to fail your medical mate. You have no spine

— Liam (@Sessegnonce) January 29, 2017

@dimpayet17 pic.twitter.com/YKfOS1ZaWD

— Tofiño (@Tofkrys) January 29, 2017

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Feat. Dimitri Payet @dimpayet17

— JΛY BUCKS (@TheMasterBucks) January 29, 2017

@luluismagic13 @dimpayet17 go shag some baguettes

— Asad (@AsadWHU) January 29, 2017

@dimpayet17 pic.twitter.com/qQCJTtq6qV

— Yannou GK JR 2 (@yannouneymarjr2) January 29, 2017

@dimpayet17 pic.twitter.com/Somnvmj0Kg

— West Ham Social (@WestHamSocial) January 29, 2017

@dimpayet17 hopefully u don’t fail your medical you.If you done things right you could of left a hero instead you’re hated #lanzini2stepup

— jay uden (@UdenJason) January 29, 2017

@dimpayet17 pic.twitter.com/r83nEN0f69

— West Ham Art (@AngelicUpstarta) January 29, 2017

Payet’s sale has proven to be extremely profitable for West Ham, however, as they more than doubled their money with the £25m sale back to the Ligue 1 club who sold him.