The 23-year-old, who is currently preparing for this month´s Copa America in Venezuela, moved to Upton Park from Brazilian side Corinthians at the start of last season in what later proved a hugely controversial switch.
But after securing Barclays Premier League survival for Alan Curbishley´s side with the solitary strike during a 1-0 win over Manchester United on the final day of the season, speculation has increased that he will leave the Londoners this summer.
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