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Cascarino Explains Why West Ham Have A “Real Issue” If They Continue To Play Jack Wilshere

Wilshere

The former striker turned pundit, Tony Cascarino believes West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere is currently offering very little in the middle of the park for the Hammers. The ex-Arsenal star has started both games this season, but Cascarino thinks the 27-year-old is struggling for form following a long spell out with injury, and he doesn’t …

Ferdinand Credits West Ham For Keeping Hold Of Two Key Players This Summer

Rio Ferdinand

Former West Ham and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes keeping hold of both Declan Rice and Issa Diop this summer were the club’s best pieces of transfer business. Diop was a transfer target for Manchester United and Arsenal before they signed other centre-backs. Rice has also been linked with Manchester United and Manchester City, …

West Ham May Hijack Leicester’s Swoop For £31m Rated La Liga Star

Djene

West Ham are interested in signing Getafe centre-back Djene, according to the Daily Express. Leicester City are said to be considering the Togo international as a replacement for Harry Maguire, but the Hammers are believed to be ready to make their move as well. The 27-year-old, who has also been linked with Arsenal in recent …

Five Potential Targets As West Ham Look To Strengthen Their Forward Line

Chalov

It’s clear that West Ham will need to strengthen up front before the transfer window shuts, but which strikers are they interested in and who would be the best candidate? Let’s look at some of the strikers who have been linked with a move to the Hammers over the past few weeks: Danny Welbeck We …

West Ham Look To Trump Arsenal And Liverpool In Battle For French Under 17 Starlet

West Ham are in talks to sign French teenager Bilel Hassaini, according to reports in the English media. The France Under 17 international has left AS Nancy after his youth contract ended with the French second division outfit. Hassaini has also been eyed by Liverpool and Arsenal, and it was believed that he was close …

West Ham Eyeing Deal For Ex-Chelsea Ace But Face Fight From Two Other PL Clubs

Bertrand Traore

West Ham are one of three London clubs interested in Lyon forward Bertrand Traore, according to TEAMtalk. Arsenal and Tottenham are also said to be keeping tabs on the 23-year-old, who left Chelsea to move to France two seasons ago for a reported fee of €10m. The Hammers are considering making a loan offer with …

West Ham Would Be Taking A Calculated Gamble If They Snap Up Ex Arsenal Star

Welbeck

West Ham are weighing up a move for former Manchester United and Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck, according to reports in the English media. Manager Manuel Pellegrini is looking to strengthen his attacking options with Sebastien Haller and Javier Hernandez currently his only strikers. Jordan Hugill is also still at the club but the Hammers are …

West Ham And Arsenal On Alert As Marseille Defender Turns Down New Contract

Kamara

West Ham and Arsenal are both keeping an eye on Marseille defender Boubacar Kamara’s contract situation, according to Le Quotidien Du Foot. The French news outlet reports that the 19-year-old has turned down an extension, and it could lead to the player being sold this summer. Kamara’s current deal expires at the end of the …

West Ham Star Has Cost The Club £650k Per Game So Far But Has He Finally Turned A Corner?

Jack Wilshere

It was a nightmare first season for Jack Wilshere at West Ham, there can be no hiding from that, but there were signs of light at the end of the tunnel on the club’s pre-season tour in China. For many fans and pundits, he was the best player on the pitch during the game against …

West Ham And Arsenal Miss Out On Algerian Ace As New Club Is Revealed

Brahimi

Former Porto winger Yacine Brahimi has joined Qatari club Al Rayyan, the club have confirmed. The Algerian international has been heavily linked with a move to West Ham over the past year, while Arsenal and Everton have also been talked about as potential destinations in recent weeks. Brahimi was available on a free transfer following …

West Ham Line Up £9m Deal For Arsenal Midfield Enforcer

Elneny

West Ham are interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny, according to reports in the Middle East. The Hammers are poised to sell Pedro Obiang to Sassuolo for £8m and will need to strengthen in midfield ahead of the new season. If the 27-year-old does return to Italy, they will be left with only Carlos …

West Ham Plot Swoop For Serie A Midfield Enforcer After Impressing In Copa America

Pulgar

West Ham are interested in signing Bologna midfielder Erick Pulgar, according to reports in Chile. The 25-year-old was also linked with Arsenal earlier this month. He had an excellent season in Serie A, scoring six goals and providing three assists in 30 appearances. Pulgar is a holding midfielder and is likely being looked at as …

‘Absolutely Buzzing’ ‘Arsenal Have Some Real Competition’ Fans Delighted As West Ham Reveal Fourth Summer Signing

Haller

West Ham have confirmed the signing of Sebastien Haller from Eintracht Frankfurt with the club revealing that they have paid a club record fee. It has been reported that the Hammers have paid in the region of £45m to secure the services of the 25-year-old. Fans on Twitter are delighted that West Ham have managed …

Arsenal Now Leading West Ham In Race To Secure Algerian Ace On Free Transfer

Brahimi

Arsenal are now leading West Ham, Everton and Nice in the race for winger Yacine Brahimi, according to reports in Algeria. The 29-year-old has now left Porto on a free transfer following the end of his contract at the Portuguese club. The Hammers have been heavily linked with Brahimi in recent months but it has …

West Ham Among Three Premier League Clubs Offered The Chance To Sign Milan Star

Kessie

West Ham have been offered AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie, according to reports in Italy. The Rossoneri are looking to free up funds for transfers and have deemed the Ivorian international surplus to requirements. Kessie has spent the last two years on loan from Atalanta but Milan are obligated to sign him permanently this summer …

Celta Vigo Chief Speaks Out After Claims Of Agreement For Gomez

Maxi Gomez

Celta Vigo president Carlos Mourino has said the Spanish side expect any interested club to meet Maxi Gomez’s release clause. Reports had claimed that West Ham had an offer accepted for the Uruguayan international, but speaking about the striker’s future, Mourino dismissed those reports by stating: “We aren’t going to give Maxi away, and teams …

West Ham Face Fight For £13.3m Spanish Midfield General After It’s Revealed Another Club Have Agreed Terms

Joan Jordan

Sevilla are looking to beat West Ham to the signing of Eibar midfielder Joan Jordan, according to reports in the Spanish media. The Hammers are believed to be considering triggering the 24-year-old’s €15m (£13.3m) release clause, but it is said that Sevilla have already agreed personal terms with the player. Despite that, the La Liga …

West Ham Fear £25m Offer For La Liga Marksman Will Be Trumped By Rival

Maxi Gomez

West Ham are keen on Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gomez, but reports that a bid has been accepted for the Uruguayan are said to be wide of the mark, according to the Guardian. Celta Vigo reportedly accepted a £29m offer, plus add-ons, for the striker, but this is believed to be incorrect. Instead, the Hammers are …