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West Ham receive double injury boost as duo near return

West Ham have been handed a double injury boost with the news that Andy Carroll and Winston Reid are nearing their Hammers returns. Reid underwent surgery on his knee back in July following an injury suffered during the club’s pre-season camp in Switzerland. The Australian defender had his 2017/18 campaign ended early with the same …

West Ham missed chance to sign Belgium international this summer after refusing to meet measly €10 million asking price

West Ham United missed the chance to sign Lazio’s Jordan Lukaku this summer by refusing to meet the Serie A club’s €10 million asking price. The Belgium international and younger brother of Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku was heavily linked with a move to the London Stadium during a busy summer in the transfer window for …

Cottee Delivers Scathing Verdict On West Ham’s Start To The Season

Former West Ham striker Tony Cottee believes the Irons are already in a battle for Premier League survival despite the campaign only being four games old. Manuel Pellegrini’s side have failed to get a single point from their opening league fixtures, conceding ten goals in the process, and the ex-Hammers star thinks the next three matches …

Robert Snodgrass says he is relishing playing under Manuel Pellegrini

Robert Snodgrass says he is relishing playing under manager Manuel Pellegrini, despite the club’s slow start to the season.  Snodgrass returned to West Ham during the summer after spending last season on-loan with Aston Villa, and has already instated himself as one of the Pellegrini’s favourites, starting four of the club’s five games this season. …

West Ham Defender’s Contract Talks Stall After Club Refuse To Offer £30k A Week

West Ham defender Declan Rice’s contract talks with the club have stalled, according to the Claret & Hugh. The website reports that the 19-year-old wants a basic wage of £30k a week but the Hammers are only looking to offer £18k a week up front, with a possible rise to £30k based on the number …

West Ham must stick with Pellegrini

Well that was a surprising start to the season. To be fair, we didn’t expect all the new signings to gel at once and we even thought that The Hammers would lose a couple of games at the beginning of the new Premier League season. What we didn’t think would happen was that they would …

West Ham fans campaign to give young striker first-team call-up

West Ham United fans believe youngster Xande Silva should be given a chance in the first-team after his brilliant start to the Premier League 2 season. Silva joined the Hammers in the summer from Portuguese side Vitoria Guimaraes, and has settled quickly into life at his new club. The 21-year-old striker has netted five goals in his …

Pellegrini speaks out over transfer rumour

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini has revealed that the club turned down the chance to sign Yaya Toure this summer. Toure had been a free agent after leaving Manchester City at the end of last season, and underwent a medical in London this week which sent fans of all Premier League club’s into meltdown. Toure’s …

Issa Diop eyeing Carabao Cup glory after Wimbledon wonder-goal

West Ham’s Issa Diop is hoping the Hammers can go on to win the Carabao Cup after helping fire them into the third round with a superb strike against Wimbledon on Tuesday night.  The Frenchman, who joined West Ham this summer from Toulouse, starred as Manuel Pellegrini’s side recorded their first victory of the season …

Pellegrini admits Rice has a tough call to make over his international future

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini has admitted teenager Declan Rice has a tough call to make over which country he chooses to represent internationally. The teenage defender is one of the brightest prospects at the London Stadium, and has already played some football this season under the Chilean boss. He is almost certain to play …

La Liga side want West Ham United defender on season-long loan

West Ham United defender Reece Oxford is a target for La Liga side Eibar, according to reports. Oxford spent last season on-loan in Germany with Borussia Monchengladbach, where he played only four times in a frustrating season for the teenager. Upon his upon his return to the London Stadium however, the 19-year-old has found himself …

Are West Ham in danger of relegation this season?

The odds on West Ham being relegated have dropped after they suffered a third straight defeat to cap a miserable start to the new season. The Hammers had a difficult fixture list to begin their campaign, and they were always unlikely to have much joy in trips to Anfield and The Emirates. But the 2-1 …

Felipe Anderson hails ‘wonderful’ time at West Ham so far

West Ham United record signing Felipe Anderson has insisted that he is loving life at the club so far having joined from Lazio in the summer. The Hammers forked out over £40m for his services during the transfer window, making him the most expensive player at the club – who were extremely active in the …

Pellegrini: I don’t know why Arsenal allowed Wilshere to leave

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini is confused as to why Arsenal allowed Jack Wilshere to leave the club on a free transfer this summer. Wilshere left the Gunners after spending 17 years at the club, and joined the Hammers for nothing as they attempt to reach a European Cup spot in the league by signing …

West Ham defender eyeing Emirates triumph

Ryan Fredericks says winning at Arsenal this weekend would be the perfect way to kick start the Hammers season. Manuel Pellegrini’s side have lost both of their opening games of the season to Liverpool and Bournemouth, and currently sit 19th in Premier League. But Fredericks, who joined the Hammers from Fulham earlier in the summer, …

Manuel Pellegrini slams West Ham fans for leaving early during Bournemouth defeat

Manuel Pellgrini has criticised West Ham fans who left the London Stadium early during the weekend’s defeat to Bournemouth. The Hammers were pegged back from 1-0 up to lose 2-1 on Saturday, with two second-half goals in the space of six minute from Callum Wilson and Steve Cook sealing all three points from the visitors. …

Pellegrini insists that the Hammers will improve

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini says his team are on the right path and will improve in the coming weeks. The Hammers have lost both of their opening Premier League games so far this season, suffering a 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Liverpool followed by a 2-1 defeat to Bournemouth. It leaves West Ham …

West Ham vs Arsenal – Match Preview and Predicted XI

West Ham United take on Arsenal this Saturday at the Emirates, with both sides desperately in search of their first victories of the season. The Hammers lost on their opening day of the Premier League campaign 4-0 to title challengers Liverpool, before being defeated by Bournemouth last weekend despite being a goal to the good …