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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 …

Pellegrini Is Looking To Build On What He’s Accomplished But He Must Take Heed Of Past Mistakes

Manuel Pellegrini

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini believes the work that the club will do over the next few weeks will have a huge bearing on the team’s success next season. The Chilean’s first campaign has been erratic, to say the least, with some excellent wins against Arsenal and Manchester United, coupled with some wretched displays against …

Greek Giants Offer Deal To West Ham Star Who Could Leave On A Free Transfer This Summer

Olympiakos have made an offer to West Ham midfielder Samir Nasri, according to reports in Greece. The Frenchman has a contract at the London Stadium until the end of the season, but he has only played six games since his debut back in January due to a calf injury. Nasri was reportedly fit for last …

‘Cockney Pirlo’ ‘Been Class Last Few Games’ Fans On Social Media Credit Key Man For West Ham’s Recent Form

Mark Noble

West Ham captain Mark Noble was in imperious form against Southampton at the weekend. The 31-year-old delivered a pinpoint through ball for Marko Arnautovic to score the opening goal on 16 minutes and has been extremely consistent in recent matches. Supporters on Twitter think Noble deserves a lot of praise for the Hammers’ recent form: …

West Ham Set To Offload Seven Stars In Mass Summer Clearout

Javier Hernandez

West Ham will undergo another squad overhaul this summer, according to the Daily Star. Seven players have been tipped to leave the London Stadium as manager Manuel Pellegrini looks to ring the changes ahead of next campaign. Leading those heading for the exit door is Javier Hernandez. The Mexican could leave as Pellegrini seeks extra …

West Ham Hopeful Of Securing Deal For La Liga Defender After £9.5m Bid

Guillermo Maripan

West Ham have made a formal bid for Alaves centre-back Guillermo Maripan, according to the Daily Mail. The Hammers are believed to have offered £9.5m for the defender, with the London club reportedly hopeful that a deal will be concluded. Roma are said to be West Ham’s main rivals for Maripan so Manuel Pellegrini’s side …

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

Manuel Pellegrini

West Ham are finally getting into their groove after an excellent 1-0 away win against London rivals Tottenham last time out. The result felt like it had been coming after a good performance in the previous away defeat to Manchester United. Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini will want to build on some good recent displays, and …

‘He’s Got To Stay Surely’ ‘Corrr’ Fans On Social Media Can’t Get Enough Of West Ham Star’s Sublime Piece Of Skill

Marko Arnautovic

West Ham forward Marko Arnautovic hasn’t exactly set the world alight since a move to China failed to materialise in January. The Austrian’s form has been pretty woeful, but he turned on the style in the 1-0 win over Tottenham last weekend. One of the best examples was this sublime piece of control to trap …

‘He’s Going To Be A Star Player’ ‘Next Mark Noble?’ West Ham Fans Lavish Praise On U23 Ace After Latest Performance

West Ham midfielder Conor Coventry has been impressing for the Under 23s, and his latest display in the 2-1 win over Everton last night has got fans talking. The 19-year-old has been a regular in Premier League 2 this season and was in good form as he helped the young Hammers secure victory against the …