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West Ham ‘Quietly Confident’ Of Securing £40m Deal For Bundesliga Marksman

Haller

West Ham are in talks to sign Eintracht Frankfurt striker Sebastien Haller, according to the Daily Mail. The Hammers are “quietly confident” that a deal can be done for the 25-year-old with the club believing a £40m offer should be enough to sign him. Frankfurt may be reluctant to sell Haller after having already sold …

The Pros And Cons Of West Ham Signing Gonzalo Higuain

Higuain

West Ham’s search for a new striker has led to them making a loan offer for Juventus’s Gonzalo Higuain, according to reports in Italy. The 31-year-old left Chelsea after the Blues opted against taking up their purchase option for the player, and he is currently in limbo with Juve looking to offload him. The Italian …

‘Would Be A Fan Favourite’ ‘Avoid Like The Plague’ Fans Debate Whether West Ham Should Try And Recruit Ex-Chelsea Ace

Diego Costa

With a move for Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez having fallen through, thoughts have now turned to who West Ham should consider as a potential alternative. Callum Wilson would have been considered but he is set to sign a new contract with Bournemouth. A few people on Twitter have controversially suggested former Chelsea striker Diego …

West Ham Offered France International In £36m Plus Player Swap Deal

Thauvin

West Ham have been offered the chance to sign Marseille forward Florian Thauvin, according to reports in the UK. The Frenchman could be available for €40m (£36m) with the Ligue One side also keen to include Javier Hernandez as part of the deal. Marseille are looking to offload some of their highest earners in order …

England Ace May Cost £15m More But West Ham Would Be Getting An Improvement On Gomez

Callum Wilson

With West Ham having seemingly lost out on Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gomez, their attentions may now turn to another striker target. He may cost £15m more than the Uruguayan, according to reports, but Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson does have a number of qualities which are superior to Gomez. Here are three ways he would be an …

West Ham Could Lose Out On Key Target As Club Are Handed A Deadline To Agree £45m Deal

Maxi Gomez

West Ham have been told by Celta Vigo that a payment structure must be agreed by the end of today or Maxi Gomez will join Valencia, according to the Daily Mail. Valencia have reportedly agreed to pay £13m plus Santi Mina for the striker, but the Hammers came in with an eleventh-hour bid worth €50m …

‘Could Have A Top Striker On Our Hands’ ‘Bullying Van Dijk In No Time’ Fans Excited As West Ham Close In On £45m Deal

Maxi Gomez

West Ham are now looking favourites to sign Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez, according to reports in the English media. There have been unconfirmed reports that Valencia have dropped out of the deal and the Hammers are now poised to sign the Uruguayan. However, it is believed that negotiations are still ongoing with West Ham …

Italian Side Lining Up Summer Swoop For West Ham Ace Who Has Been Told He Can Leave

Javier Hernandez

Fiorentina are weighing up a move for West Ham striker Javier Hernandez, according to reports in Italy. The Viola are said to be considering two possible targets with Boca Juniors forward Dario Benedetto and the Mexican both on the Serie A club’s shortlist. Hernandez could be set to leave the Hammers this summer with the forward …

Chinese Club Look To Hijack West Ham’s Move For £16.5m Rated South American Frontman

Rondon

West Ham could miss out on West Brom’s Salomon Rondon with Dalian Yifang now favourites to sign the striker, according to the Times. The Chinese Super League club are now managed by Rafa Benitez, who was the forward’s manager at Newcastle United. It is believed Rondon is keen on a reunion with the Spaniard, and …

West Ham Plotting £36m Raid For Serie A Poacher As Arnautovic’s Replacement

belotti

West Ham are planning on making a bid for Torino striker Andrea Belotti, according to reports in the Italian media. The 25-year-old is said to have a €100m release clause but the Hammers are believed to be preparing a €40m (£36m) offer for the striker. Belotti is reportedly being lined up as Marko Arnautovic’s replacement …

West Ham Submit ‘Formal Offer’ For £12m Rated Mexican Stopper But Face Challenge From Wolves

Edson Alvarez

West Ham have made a “formal offer” for America centre-back Edson Alvarez, according to FutbolTotal. The Mexican website reports that the Hammers have made an approach for the defender, with Ajax and Wolves also in the mix for the player. America are said to be weighing up proposals for Alvarez, with the club reportedly valuing …

West Ham Look To Cut Their Losses After Accepting Bid For Unsettled Star

Marko Arnautovic

West Ham are close to agreeing a deal to sell striker Marko Arnautovic, according to reports in England. Shanghai Shenhua are believed to have had a bid of €25m (£22.5m) accepted for the 30-year-old. The Chinese Super League side previously had a €22m (£19.7m) turned down for Arnautovic, with the Hammers looking for closer to …

‘Fear We Are A Bit Too Late’ ‘Make It Happen’ Fans React To Claim That West Ham Will Try And Hijack Bid For £45m Rated Forward

Maxi Gomez

West Ham have made a last-ditch attempt to sign Celta Vigo forward Maxi Gomez, according to reports. Valencia are said to be closing in on a deal for the striker, but the Hammers could make one last offer in order to hijack the transfer. Fans on Twitter are not optimistic about West Ham’s chances: Would …

5 Things To Know About West Ham Target Wout Weghorst

Weghorst

West Ham have added Wolfsburg forward Wout Weghorst to their list of transfer targets, according to reports, but who is he? Here are five things Hammers fans need to know about the striker: 1) He is tall (very tall) At 6ft 6in in height, Weghorst is a target man who will win the majority of …

West Ham Preparing To Make Second Bid For South American Target Man

Rondon

West Ham are set to offer £14m for West Brom striker Salomon Rondon, according to the Football Insider. The website reports that the Hammers are looking to take advantage of the fact that Wolves have withdrawn from the race for the Venezuelan international. Newcastle are now also unlikely to make a bid for Rondon following …

‘Absolutely The Last Straw’ ‘Take 25m And Get Rid!’ West Ham Fans Furious As Striker Tries To Force Move Away From Club

Marko Arnautovic

West Ham are willing to listen to offers for Marko Arnautovic, according to reports in the UK. The Hammers are said to have rejected a £19.7m from a Chinese Super League club but the Austrian is seemingly trying to force a move away from the London Stadium. Fans on Twitter just want Arnautovic to leave …

More Trouble Than He Is Worth: West Ham Would Be Best Served Dropping £40m Valuation For Repeat Offender

Marko Arnautovic

Marko Arnautovic is once again the subject of more speculation surrounding his future at West Ham. Some reports have suggested that the Austrian has handed in a transfer request for the second time in six months, while others say he hasn’t, but could still be angling for a move away from the London Stadium. Either …

West Ham Handed Huge Transfer Blow In Pursuit Of £45m Rated Striker Target

Maxi Gomez

West Ham could miss out on Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez with Valencia looking likely to clinch a deal for the Uruguayan, according to Marca. It is believed that midfielder Santi Mina will be used as a makeweight in the deal with Valencia also paying between €15m and €20m in cash in order to secure …