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West Ham Consider Stepping Up Loan Pursuit Of Brazilian Marksman

West Ham are considering a loan move for Inter Milan striker Gabriel Barbosa, according to the Mirror. The Brazilian has been reportedly offered to the Hammers, and with manager Manuel Pellegrini concerned about the fitness of some of the club’s strikers, it is believed they are keen on making an offer for the 22-year-old. Barbosa …

‘Bit Of Hazard About Him’ ‘On A Different Level’ – Fans on Twitter Praise West Ham Midfielder’s Debut Display

Samir Nasri made his debut for West Ham in the 2-0 win over Birmingham City in the FA Cup on Saturday. The Frenchman played 58 minutes after making his first senior appearance for 13 months following a drugs ban, and the former Arsenal and Manchester City midfielder impressed observers. Fans on Twitter thought he was …

West Ham In Three Team Battle To Land £9m Rated Barcelona Playmaker

West Ham have enquired about signing Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez, according to Sport. The Catalan newspaper reports that the Hammers are one of three Premier League teams who are interested in the 24-year-old with Watford and Everton also said to be keen. Reports in recent weeks have also linked the player with Chelsea and Arsenal. …

West Ham V Birmingham – FA Cup Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Like a lot of Premier League clubs, West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini is likely to ring the changes against Birmingham in the FA Cup tomorrow. With such a long injury list, though, he will be limited to blooding young players rather than having senior talent to come into the starting lineup. Javier Hernandez won’t feature …

‘How Can You Not Love This Man’ ‘Hope He Doesn’t Leave’ – Fans On Twitter Delighted As West Ham Star Inspires Comeback

West Ham did not play at all well for large parts of the 2-2 draw against Brighton last night. The Hammers defended very poorly for both of the Seagulls’ goals, and they had Marko Arnautovic to thank once again for digging them out of a hole. Fans loved the Austrian international’s performance and are hoping …

West Ham Among Three Teams In Race To Sign Republic Of Ireland Star

West Ham are considering a move for Everton midfielder James McCarthy this month, according to reports in the UK. The Hammers are said to be keen to bring in the Republic of Ireland international on loan as they look to strengthen their options in the middle of the park. Premier League side Fulham and Championship …

West Ham V Brighton Preview And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

West Ham’s inconsistency is no doubt a major cause of frustration for manager Manuel Pellegrini. The 2-0 away defeat to relegation-threatened Burnley came off the back of a good win against Southampton on Thursday. Pellegrini attributed the loss at Turfmoor to tiredness, and there is certainly some truth to that explanation. The Hammers are unable …

REPORT: Valencia Line Up January Swoop For West Ham Marksman

Valencia are interested in signing West Ham striker Javier Hernandez, according to reports in the Spanish media. The Hammers forward is currently out with a hamstring strain, but the 30-year-old had managed to break into the first-team under manager Manuel Pellegrini prior to his injury. Valencia are said to be keen to sign Hernandez as …

‘The Central Midfielder We Crave’ ‘Another Sick Note’ – West Ham Fans Debate Reports Of Move For Spurs Midfielder

West Ham are interested in Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama, according to reports in the UK. The Kenyan international has hardly featured this campaign and could be one of a number of players who will be offloaded by Spurs in the January transfer window. Mousa Dembele, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou, Vincent Janssen, Fernando Llorente and Michel Vorm could …

Burnley V West Ham – Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Having ten players out injured didn’t affect West Ham’s ability to secure three points against Southampton last night. An excellent display from Felipe Anderson means Manuel Pellegrini’s side move up to ninth in the table, just five points off sixth place Manchester United. The Hammers are now in a good run of form, having won …

West Ham Have £6.5m Offer Turned Down For Chilean Midfield Enforcer

Besiktas have rejected a £6.5m offer from West Ham for midfielder Gary Medel, according to the Sun. Reports in Turkey have suggested that Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini is keen to recruit his fellow countryman in January to strengthen his options in the centre of midfield. West Ham are said to be seeking to take some …

Arsenal And Everton Preparing Bids To Recruit Out Of Favour Hammers Starlet

Arsenal and Everton are lining up offers for West Ham defender Reece Oxford, according to the Mirror. The 20-year-old is not in favour under Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini with the centre-back having failed to make a single first-team appearance for the Chilean so far this season. Oxford has stated that he is determined to stay …

Southampton V West Ham Match Preview And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini would have been disappointed with the performance against Watford last time out, especially after the Hammers had won four games in a row prior to the defeat. A trip to the South Coast won’t be as easy as it might have been a few weeks ago either with new manager …

‘Would Have Sussed Noble’ ‘Top Notch’ – Fans Enjoy West Ham Stars Disguising Themselves As Taxi Drivers

West Ham captain Mark Noble and teammate Robert Snodgrass gave a few Hammers fans an unexpected treat by driving them around London disguised as taxi drivers. Snodgrass disguised himself as a man called Archie and really got into the role, although Noble was somewhat less convincing, using a pair of glasses and a blond wig: …

REPORT: West Ham Lead Race For £25m Rated Brazilian Hitman After Opening Talks

West Ham hav made contact with Inter Milan over the signing of striker Gabriel Barbosa, according to Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio. The Sky Sport Italia reporter’s official website says that talks between the Hammers and Inter have intensified in recent days with the London club now favourites to land the Brazilian. Barbosa, nicknamed Gabigol, …

West Ham V Watford Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

The 2-0 win away at Fulham last week means West Ham will head into the festive period off the back of four consecutive wins. Manuel Pellegrini’s side are shooting up the table and are now in the top half as we reach the midway point of the season. The run of form is even more …

REPORT: West Ham Identify South American ‘Pitbull’ As January Transfer Target

West Ham are interested in signing former Cardiff City midfielder Gary Medel, according to reports in Turkey. The Chilean international currently plays for Besiktas and Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini is keen to link up with his fellow countryman when the January transfer window opens. Besiktas are reportedly prepared to sell Medel with West Ham representatives …

‘What A Find!!!’ ‘Bargain Of The Summer’ – West Ham Fans on Twitter Hail Pellegrini Signing

Not much was known about Fabian Balbuena when West Ham signed him from Corinthians in the summer. Defenders from South America don’t always adapt to the pace of the Premier League but the Paraguayan international has certainly proved a shrewd buy by Manuel Pellegrini so far. Balbuena was recruited for an undisclosed fee, although the …