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Saturday’s performance “not good enough” for the West Ham fans says club captain

West Ham United captain Mark Noble says his side’s performance at the weekend against Swansea City was simply “not good enough” for the club’s fans. The Hammers were, well, hammered 4-1 by Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium, with the defeat seeing the Swans leap above them in the Premier League table for the first …

Hammers fans react as former star returns to haunt them at the Liberty Stadium

West Ham fans have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts after former star Andre Ayew starred for his new club Swansea at the weekend in a 4-1 win over the Hammers. David Moyes’ side were humbled in South Wales by the Swans, who produced a terrific performance to move themselves out of the Premier …

Hammers still have business to do before the end of the month insists David Moyes

West Ham United manager David Moyes has insisted that his side still have business to do before the end of the month. The Hammers are yet to make any signings this month, although have been linked with a number of names including former Arsenal star Samir Nasri and Leicester City’s Islam Slimani. A number of …

Hammers reject £14 million bid from Swansea for club’s top scorer

West Ham United have rejected a £14 million bid from Swansea for top scorer Andre Ayew, according to reports from The Telegraph. Ayew has scored six times this season, leaving him joint on goals with summer signing Marko Arnautovic. The Ghanian has however fallen by the wayside since the arrival of David Moyes at the …

Hammers should make a move for brother of struggling forward

There are a number of players who have had difficult starts to the season at the London Stadium. While his stats may suggest otherwise, one of those is former Swansea City star Andre Ayew. The Ghanian has six goals and three assists this season – which, in his defence, is fair reading and makes him …

Why West Ham can turn to this Chelsea man to revitalise their front line

Will little left to play for in the Premier League this season, thoughts in east London will quickly be turning to what West Ham can do over the coming summer to ensure they have a much easier ride of things next term. Having moved from Upton Park to their new home in Stratford at the …

West Ham may need a striker but Jermain Defoe is not the answer

With little left to play for this season, fans and staff alike at West Ham will be beginning to focus on the summer ahead and how they can improve upon the squad from this season. One sticking point for fans since last summer has been the addition of a big money striker, something assured by …

Bilic must mix things up to get West Ham winning again

West Ham continued their long run without a win at the weekend as they went down 3-2 to Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth in a thrilling encounter on the south coast. The Hammers went ahead just 48 seconds after Cherries striker Joshua King had fired wide from the spot when Michail Antonio made the perfect return from …

Why West Ham MUST sign a striker this summer

It’s been a slightly disappointing season for West Ham United; of that there is no doubt. The Irons were desperate to build on an excellent campaign last time out as they finished 7th and claimed a Europa League qualification spot. However, they find themselves out of all the cups and pretty much stranded in mid-table …

Andre Ayew needs to seize his chance at Bournemouth

West Ham head to Bournemouth this weekend, looking to pick up their first win in over a month and keep their recovery in form back on track. Despite turning in some impressive performances of late Slaven Bilic’s side have picked up just two points from their last three outings, with draws against West Brom and …

Do West Ham Need To Sign A Striker Or Can Ayew Deliver?

West Ham have slowly put their season back together over the past few weeks. After a woeful start brought on by trouble on and off the pitch the Hammers were once again blindsided by star man Dimitri Payet deciding he’d had enough and going on strike. Since then the players have seemingly rallied and have …

Would A Transfer Committee At West Ham Improve New Signings?

Here’s the evidence for the prosecution in terms of West Ham’s failings in the transfer market over the past year or so (all stats from transfermarkt.co.uk). Simone Zaza – £4.25m loan fee (11 appearances, 0 goals) Jonathan Calleri – £4m  loan fee (9 appearances, 0 goals) Gokhan Tore – £2.55m loan fee (8 appearances, 0 …