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West Ham Eye Inter Milan Winger But Antonio Conte Could Scupper Their Plans

Candreva

West Ham have been scouting Inter Milan winger Antonio Candreva, according to FCInternews.it. The Hammers, Fiorentina and Torino are all believed to be monitoring the 32-year-old’s situation with his future at the Nerazzurri uncertain. Candreva spent long spells on the bench last season and made just five starts in the league despite being a first-team …

‘Typical West Ham Way’ ‘Familiar Story’ Fans Frustrated As Club Turn Away From Making £44m Swoop

Maxi Gomez

West Ham have decided against making an offer for Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez, according to reports in England. The Uruguayan international’s release clause would have been reduced to £22m if his side had been relegated this season, but Celta survived the drop and any team must now pay a hefty £44m. The Hammers’ reported …

West Ham Join Four Way Tussle To Land £14m Rated Brazilian Marksman

Wesley Moraes

West Ham are targeting Club Brugge striker Wesley Moraes, according to reports in Italy. The Hammers have joined the likes of Lazio, Newcastle and Bayer Leverkusen in pursuing the Brazilian, who has also been linked with Arsenal in recent months. Wesley is still making his way in the game at the age of 22 but …

‘Would Be A Very Good Addition’ ‘Great Shout’ West Ham Fans On Social Media Keen On Swoop For Liverpool Star

Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool may offload Xherdan Shaqiri this summer, according to reports in the UK. The Swiss international has been a bit-part player since he arrived from Stoke City for £13.5m last July but has impressed when given a chance in the first team by Reds boss Jurgen Klopp. Some West Ham fans on Twitter started a …

West Ham And Arsenal Join Porto In Race To Land Unsettled Ligue One Goalkeeper

Anthony Lopes

West Ham, Arsenal and Newcastle are all interested in signing Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes, according to Foot-Sur7. The French website reports that the Portuguese international is weighing up his options after contract talks with the Ligue One club broke down. Lopes currently has just one year left on his contract at Lyon, and when asked …

West Ham Battling Watford And Spanish Clubs For Juventus Winger Juan Cuadrado

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West Ham are interested in signing Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado, according to reports in Italy. The Hammers are not the only team keen on the Colombian, though, with Watford, Sevilla and Valencia all keeping tabs on the wide man. Juve are said to be willing to offload Cuadrado but their priority would be to use …

REPORT: West Ham’s First Summer Signing Is ‘Imminent,’ Could Cost £31m

West Ham are close to signing Porto striker Moussa Marega, according to Record. The Portuguese newspaper says the Malian international’s exit from the Estadio do Dragao is “imminent” with sources indicating that his destination will be the Hammers. Record believe Marega could leave for €35m (£31m) which is the 28-year-old’s release clause, although they do …

‘A Huge Andy Carroll Upgrade!!’ ‘No Thanks’ West Ham Fans Are Not Sure If Move For £16.5m Rated Striker Would Be Wise

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West Ham are weighing up a move for West Brom striker Salomon Rondon, according to reports in the English media. His loan with Newcastle is due to expire and with a release clause of £16.5m, a number of Premier League clubs including the Hammers, Everton and Wolves have been looking at him. Supporters on Twitter …

West Ham’s £15m Swoop For England International Would Be A Gamble Too Far

Jon Jo Shelvey

West Ham have certainly made some bad decisions when it comes to signing unreliable players in recent years. You only have to look at the number of games that Andy Carroll has played during his seven years at the Hammers to know that. The decision to give Jack Wilshere a three-year contract in the summer …

West Ham Among Four Clubs Pursuing £6m Rated Swiss Midfielder

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West Ham are one of four teams keeping tabs on Stuttgart midfielder Steven Zuber, according to reports in the Italian media. The Hammers have joined Nice, Roma and Lazio in the race for the 27-year-old, with his club battling relegation. Zuber only signed for Stuttgart from Hoffenheim in January, but the Bundesliga club may have …

‘I Trust The Recruitment!’ ‘Not Going To Happen’ West Ham Fans Debate Reported £23m Bid For Colombian Midfield Enforcer

Gustavo Cuellar

West Ham have made a $30m (£23m) offer for Flamengo holding midfielder Gustavo Cuellar, according to reports in Brazil. It is believed a deal will be finalised after this summer’s Copa America when the 26-year-old will be playing for Colombia. Hammers fans on Twitter had a mixed reaction to the story: Anyone complaining look at …

Three Areas Of The Pitch That West Ham Must Strengthen This Summer

Guillermo Maripan

A £30m transfer budget is peanuts these days but it appears Director of Football Mario Husillos will have to be satisfied with limited funds this summer. It, therefore, looks likely that a number of players will be sold in order for West Ham to bring in the types of signings they need before the beginning …

West Ham Line Up Move For Nigerian U23 Marksman As Pellegrini Rings Changes To Forward Line

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West Ham are keen on signing Spezia forward David Okereke, according to reports in Italy. The Hammers have been tracking the Nigerian Under 23 international’s progress in recent weeks and could step up their interest in the player this summer. Okereke has scored 10 goals and contributed 12 assists in 30 appearances for Spezia this …

‘Amazing But Unlikely’ ‘Exactly What We Need’ West Ham Fans On Twitter Excited By Prospect Of £20m Signing

Dani Ceballos

West Ham have made a move for Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos, according to reports in the English media. The Hammers are said to have opened talks about a £20m deal for the 22-year-old as the club look to strengthen their squad: Fans on Twitter are mostly enthusiastic about pursuing Ceballos but don’t think it …

Serie A Star Dragowski Responds To Claims That West Ham Have Been Scouting Him

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Empoli goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski has refused to be drawn on claims that West Ham are interested in signing him. The Polish Under 21 international is currently on loan from Fiorentina, but the Hammers have reportedly been keeping an eye on the shot-stopper. When asked whether his future could be at West Ham or back at …

Lawrenson Makes His Prediction For West Ham’s Game Against Watford This Afternoon

Mark Lawrenson

TV pundit Mark Lawrenson is predicting a stalemate between West Ham and Watford in the final Premier League fixture of the season. The Hornets do have an FA Cup final against Manchester City coming up so they would be forgiven for taking their eye off the ball for this game. However, Lawrenson thinks Javi Gracia’s …

Watford V West Ham: Team News, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

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West Ham still have something to play for on the final day. If they beat Watford at Vicarage Road this weekend, they will leapfrog the Hornets into tenth place. After some good recent away performances, Hammers fans will be confident about this matchup, especially with Watford having an FA Cup final coming up. West Ham …

Playmaker FC Pundits Debate Which Player Is Their Club’s ‘Lionel Messi’

Lionel Messi

As one of the greatest players in history, Lionel Messi is a talismanic figure for Barcelona, but do Premier League clubs have their own equivalent? For West Ham, you would have to say that, at the moment, the title must go to Felipe Anderson. The Brazilian is the club’s most creative player, with the most …