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West Ham Weighing Up Bids For £30m Rated Midfield Duo

Jon Jo Shelvey

West Ham are considering whether to make bids for Newcastle pair Jonjo Shelvey and Isaac Hayden, according to the Evening Standard. The Hammers are believed to be resigned to losing out to Everton for Andre Gomes with the Portuguese international said to prefer a permanent move to Goodison Park. Instead, the London club could make …

Analysing Manuel Pellegrini’s First Campaign With West Ham From A Betting Perspective

When Manuel Pellegrini began his spell in charge of West Ham with 4 consecutive Premier League losses to Liverpool, Bournemouth, Arsenal and Wolves the fans feared the worst for their team before they won their 5th game of the season away to Everton. However as you can see from the Betway chart below that betting …

‘I’d Bite They’re Hands Off’ ‘Definitely Not Let Go For £30m!!’ Fans Debate Italian Giant’s Swoop For West Ham Star

Marko Arnautovic

Inter Milan are interested in re-signing West Ham forward Marko Arnautovic, according to reports in England. The club’s new manager Antonio Conte is believed to be a fan of the Austrian and is said to be preparing a £30m bid. The news was met with a mixed reaction from Hammers fans on Twitter, with some …

Forget Rondon: This 22-Goal Championship Striker Would Be A Perfect Addition For West Ham

Che Adams

West Ham attempts to sign a new number nine this summer have really focused on target men. The likes of Salomon Rondon, Aleksandar Mitrovic, and to a lesser extent Maxi Gomez, are all strong aerially. The Hammers’ attack has, however, performed much better when there is someone up front who is more mobile. Although Marko …

West Ham Look To Secure Deal For 29 Year Old With £4.4m Release Clause

Kaldirim

West Ham have made an approach for Fenerbahce left-back Hasan Ali Kaldirim, according to reports in the English media. The 29-year-old has a release clause of just €5m (£4.4m) and the defender is apparently keen on a switch to the Hammers. Kaldirim usually plays as a full-back but can also play as a centre-back, a …

‘Didn’t Get A Chance’ ‘Should Have Kept Him’ Fans On Twitter Disappointed By West Ham Midfielder’s £8m Exit

Edimilson Fernandes

Mainz have clinched the signing of West Ham midfielder Edimilson Fernandes, the club have confirmed. Reports indicate that the Hammers will receive around £8m from the German side for the Swiss international. West Ham signed Fernandes from Sion for approximately €5m in August 2016 so the club will make some profit out of the deal. …

West Ham And Spurs Vying To Sign Out Of Favour Serie A Midfield General

Diawara

West Ham are tracking Napoli midfielder Amadou Diawara, according to reports in Italy. Tottenham and Hertha Berlin are also believed to be looking at the Guinean international with the player said to be deemed surplus to requirements at the San Paolo stadium. Diawara was previously linked with the Hammers back in January but a move …

West Ham Ace Will Be Allowed To Leave With Spanish Giants Lining Up £8m Offer

Javier Hernandez

West Ham will let Javier Hernandez leave the club this summer, according to reports in the UK. The Mexican international made 28 appearances for the Hammers last season, scoring eight goals, but manager Manuel Pellegrini is believed to be open to selling up. Valencia are said to be leading the race for Hernandez’s signature, with …

West Ham Could Step In To Land £8.9m Rated Spanish Midfield Star

Portu

West Ham are one of the teams involved in the battle to sign Girona attacking midfielder Portu, according to reports in Spain. The 27-year-old is believed to have agreed a move to Real Sociedad but the Basque team currently don’t have the €10million (£8.9m) needed to complete the deal. They are waiting to get some …

West Ham Eye Move For 6ft 3 Bundesliga Ace Who Scored 20 Goals Last Season

Haller

West Ham are tracking Eintracht Frankfurt striker Sebastien Haller, according to the Frankfurter Neue Presse (FNP). The German newspaper reports that the Hammers and Newcastle have “set their sights” on recruiting the Frenchman this summer. Haller has had a very good season for Frankfurt, having scored 20 goals and provided 12 assists in 41 appearances. …

‘A Nice Surprise For The Fans’ ‘This Isn’t Gomes’ Fans On Twitter Shocked As West Ham Announce Signing

Roberto

West Ham have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Roberto on a free transfer. The Spaniard has spent most of his career in La Liga, although he also had a spell at Olympiakos where Mario Husillos was sporting director for a brief period. Roberto has said he is delighted to have signed for the Hammers and …

West Ham In Talks To Sign £16m Rated Gomes Alternative From Greece

fortounis

West Ham are in discussions with Olympiakos over signing Kostas Fortounis, according to the Sun. The newspaper reports that the Hammers are looking at the 26-year-old as a possible alternative to Andre Gomes. Fortounis is believed to be available for £16m, and with West Ham having already had an £18m bid turned down by Barcelona …

13 Players Set To Leave The London Stadium But Have West Ham Made The Right Calls?

Nasri

13 departures does look like a lot when you write it down on paper, but West Ham’s ambitions to improve the squad mean significant changes were always likely once again this summer. There may be even more senior players leaving before the window closes in August, but out of the ones confirmed to be departing, …

West Ham Involved In Six Team Battle For £14.8m Rated Australian Playmaker

Aaron Mooy

West Ham have joined five other teams in pursuing Huddersfield Town playmaker Aaron Mooy, according to SBS World Game. The website reports the Terriers will demand 27million Australian dollars (£14.8m) for the midfielder. In addition to the Hammers, Wolves, Watford, Newcastle, Leicester and Southampton are also considering bids for Mooy, but there have yet to …

‘Both Are Lovely’ ‘They’re Class’ West Ham Fans React To Leaked Pictures Of New Home And Away Kits

Images purportedly showing West Ham’s new home and away kit have leaked onto Twitter. In the photos, Manuel Lanzini is wearing the home shirt, which has a lot more blue than last season, while Felipe Anderson is modelling the all-white away jersey: West Ham United’s kits for the 2019/20 season. #WHUFC #COYI pic.twitter.com/Zz3uTVeVNG — West …

Can A £30m Outlay For A Playmaker Really Be Justified When West Ham Have More Pressing Needs?

Andre Gomes

The pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes is now a top priority for the club according to ExWHUemployee. West Ham may even sell Pedro Obiang in order to finance a £30m deal for the Portuguese international after their opening £18m bid was reportedly rejected by Barcelona. Gomes demonstrated during his loan spell at Everton that …

West Ham Consider Swoop For Ligue One Ace Kalifa Coulibaly

Kalifa Coulibaly

West Ham are interested in signing Nantes striker Kalifa Coulibaly, with the player said to be keen on the move, according to reports in France. The 27-year-old hit 12 goals in all competitions for the Ligue One side last season so the forward isn’t the most prolific of scorers. However, it must be said Coulibaly …

West Ham Considering Shock Move For Cape Verde International Frontman

Djaniny

West Ham are one of three Premier League clubs looking at Al-Ahli striker Djaniny Semedo, according to reports in the Portuguese media. Wolves and Everton are also believed to be tracking the Cape Verde international, who has been prolific in the Saudi Arabian first division. Al-Ahli signed Djaniny for €10m last July and he went …