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Joe Hart grateful to West Ham

West Ham goalkeeper Joe Hart says he is thankful to the club for giving him a chance, but says he hoped he would sign permanently instead of on loan. The 30-year-old signed for the Hammers this summer after once again being deemed surplus to requirements by manager Pep Guardiola. But the Hammers only took up …

Zabaleta demands more from Hammers

After a disastrous start to the season, West Ham’s fortunes have definitely taken a turn and they are now well on their way towards better things. The Hammers’ made some brilliant signings during the summer transfer window, and good things were expected from the squad. It didn’t turn out that way at all, but Bilic’ …

Carroll and Chicharito partnership has ‘potential’

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has admitted he sees a lot of potential in the partnership between Andy Carroll and Javier Hernandez this season. The Hammers possess two quality strikers in the duo, but they are yet to have a proper run of games together in the team. However the prospect of them both linking …

Fonte wary of Swansea threat

West Ham United take on Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday, with both sides desperate for victory. The Hammers most recently lost 3-2 against London rivals Spurs, a game they were 3-0 down in before almost turning the game on its head. They of course didn’t, and defender Jose Fonte says despite being …

Joe Hart: We must beat Swansea for Slaven

West Ham may have lost against Spurs on Saturday afternoon, but they did not go down without a fight. The London derby ended in 3-2 defeat for the Hammers, but Bilic’s men started the game well and ended even stronger. After what could arguably be described as an opening 30 minutes that saw West Ham …

Antonio admits he is not 100 per cent fit

Michail Antonio says he hopes to gain a place in England’s World Cup squad for next summer’s games, but admits he is not yet 100 per cent fit as the new season continues to roll on. The former Nottingham Forest forward, who joined West Ham for around £7m in 2015, believes that setting his sights …

West Ham vs Tottenham: Match Preview and Predictions

After what can only be described as an abysmal start to the season, West Ham seem to have really picked themselves up and will go into the game against Spurs unbeaten in their last three games. A 2-0 victory over Huddersfield, a goalless draw against West Brom and a 3-0 victory against Championship stragglers Bolton …

Slaven admits positioning dilemma

Hammers boss Slaven Bilic says he is going to find it very hard to please all his players this season, sighting the partnership between Javier Hernandez and Andy Carroll as a potential problem if he chooses to play only one up front. Andy Carroll has been hampered with injuries since joining West Ham, and recently …

Carroll’s threat will only grow stronger

Hammers boss Slaven Bilic is adamant that forward Andy Carroll’s return to the side will bring good things to the team, saying that the more time he plays the greater threat he will become. The tall forward has struggled with injuries throughout his career, and recently returned to action with West Ham after a 5 …

Fonte: Hammers should have beat West Brom

West Ham United defender Jose Fonte says his club should have beaten West Brom, after drawing 0-0 with the Baggies on Saturday. The game was one of little chances, but the Hammers looked extremely solid at the back and barely gave West Brom a sniff. All things considered, a point is a good result away …

Bilic confident of Carroll and Hernandez partnership

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic believes the upcoming partnership of Javier Hernandez and Andy Carroll will be a big benefit to the club, and says it has the potential to turn the Hammer’s season around. Chicarito has been one of West Ham’s star performers so far in what has been a poor start to the …

Bilic facing selection dilemma at West Ham

Slaven Bilic has admitted that he faces a selection dilemma at West Ham, and says that trying to keep every player in the squad happy is a manager’s hardest task. The Hammers have had a difficult start to their Premier League campaign so far this season, losing their opening three games before overcoming newly promoted …

West Brom vs West Ham: Match Preview

West Ham take on West Brom on Saturday, with the Hammers looking to build on their first win of the season against Huddersfield whilst the Baggies will be hoping to bounce back after their poor result against Brighton last weekend. Back to back wins for West Ham would do a world of good for not …

Bilic: London Stadium feels like home

Slaven Bilic says his West Ham side “cannot wait” for their next home games at the London Stadium after beating newly promoted Huddersfield on Monday night. The Hammers had an awful start to the season in their first 3 games, but managed to overcome the in-form Terriers 2-0, their first win of the season. There …

Bilic feared sacking as West Ham finally off the mark

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic admits he feared following in the footsteps of Frank de Boer after finally registering the Hammers’ first points of the Premier League season. De Boer was axed as Crystal Palace manager on Monday after just 4 games in charge, and many would have favoured Bilic to follow suit if his …

Bilic offers Diafra Sakho lifeline

West Ham boss Slavan Bilic has handed wantaway striker Diafra Sakho a lifeline at the club, saying that he hopes the player focuses enough to return to the clubs’ starting XI. Sakho flew himself to French club Rennes on deadline day and underwent a medical at the club, however he later found that West Ham …

Bilic reveals frustration over midfield signing

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has revealed how the club almost signed William Carvalho as well as Andre Gomes this summer, only for both deals to fall through. The Hammers made an impressive start to the summer transfer window, but failed to land a marquee central midfielder after much speculation. Bilic admitted his frustrations, and …

West Ham vs Huddersfield: Match Preview and Predictions

West Ham United host Huddersfield on Monday in search of their first points this season. The Hammers have had a dreadful start to proceedings so far, and sit bottom of the Premier League table with three games played. Huddersfield’s fortunes are much the opposite, with David Wagner’s men sitting joint second in the table after …