However, they now have no room on their roster to sign foreign players, suggesting they may not be the club in question. "They paid £20m for him, which is nothing in the current market", read the statement.
Arnautovic was the subject of a reported £35 million ($44 million) offer from an unnamed Chinese club this week.
Selling him would leave them short of time to find a replacement before the end of the January transfer window.
And Owen seems to think that West Ham United would be the more likely winners on Saturday lunchtime at the London Stadium.
"Marko Arnautovic has a contract and we fully expect him to honour it".
Shanghai SIPG are the side said to be interested and have reportedly offered a wage packet of £200,000 per week over a four-year deal.
Marko Arnautovic has scored 19 goals for West Ham.
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Griggs said the Fulton County district attorney's office reached out to him on Monday seeking contact information for witnesses. But Foxx also said there's no active investigation of Kelly and launching one would require victims and witnesses.
"I'm a guy who, mentally, I'm really strong, but for maybe the first time in my life, I cried about my career because I thought it was over", Nasri told West Ham's official website. He wants to go to a new market and challenge for titles.
If Arnautovic does move to China, West Ham will make a move for Bournemouth forward Wilson.
Until he is no longer a West Ham player, he will give everything to the club.
Manager Manuel Pellegrini, who worked in China with Hebei China Fortune, said: 'I talk with all of the players, always.
"Those are all rumours", said Pellegrini.
"He's not been able to book the return flight just yet - something to do with a system error affecting all airlines - but he'll let us know when he's headed back and he'll send us a picture of him signing the guest book and posing with a scarf". Marko in this moment is a player of our team.
"They want to continue playing the way they have been so far and I am sure he will have his head in the game against Arsenal".