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Premier League Team of the Week: West Ham duo the stars as Hammers deny Chelsea

Liverpool made it five wins out of five as they swept aside Southampton 3-0 on Saturday to go top of the Premier League table. Chelsea drew with West Ham, ending their perfect start to the new campaign, whilst Manchester City made slight work of Cardiff, beating Neil Warnock’s side 5-0 to stay level with 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 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 …

Arsenal boss insists he won’t under-estimate West Ham ahead of London derby

Arsenal manager Unai Emery says he will not underestimate West Ham ahead of this weekend’s London Derby, despite the Hammers’ poor start to the season. West Ham are 19th in the table after two games, having suffered back-to-back defeats to both Liverpool and Bournemouth. Manuel Pellegrini’s side were thrashed 4-0 by Liverpool on the opening …

Fabianski calls for calm after poor start

West Ham United goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski has insisted that fans must be patient this season as they learn the ropes under new manager Manuel Pellegrini. The Hammers have had a poor start to the season so far, suffering back-to-back defeats as they lost 4-0 to Liverpool before throwing away a one goal lead to lose …

Wilshere has high hopes for Lucas Perez

West Ham United midfielder Jack Wilshere says he is excited to be joined up once again alongside former Arsenal teammate Lucas Perez. The Spaniard joined West Ham this summer following an unsuccessful time at the Gunners, where he was often utilised as a substitute. He signed for the Hammers for a reported fee of just …

Twitter Reacts: Jack Wilshere’s woeful Hammers debut

West Ham United’s brilliant summer transfer window has brought all sorts of excitement to the club as the new season gets underway. The Hammers brought in no less than ten stars in order to help fight for a place in Europe next season, spending around £100m in the process. As well as bringing in a …

Sky Sports pundit hails West Ham’s summer business

Arsenal legend and Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has praised the transfer business conducted by West Ham this summer, saying that the club have ‘put their money where their mouth is’. The Hammers made ten major signings this summer, splashing out over £100m and smashing their previous record for transfer fee paid when they signed …

West Ham complete ninth signing of the summer

West Ham have completed the £4 million signing of Arsenal striker Lucas Perez. Perez, who becomes the Hammers’ ninth signing of the summer, joins the club on a three-year deal following a two season spell in North London, the most recent of switch he spent on-loan in Spain with Deportivo La Coruna. “I’m very happy …

Pellegrini happy with Hammers’ transfer business, but wants two more signings

West Ham United boss Manuel Pellegrini has expressed his delight over the club’s fantastic summer transfer business. The Hammers have been one of the more busier teams in the transfer window, bringing in eight new players as well as still trying to get two further deals over the line before Thursday’s deadline. Deals for Ryan …

West Ham fans react to Lucas Perez rumours

West Ham fans have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts as the Hammers near the signing of Arsenal’s Lucas Perez. Perez has been told he can leave The Emirates this summer by manager Unai Emery, with the striker not part of the Spaniard’s plans this season. Lazio and Deportivo La Coruna have been linked …

Hammers set to sign Arsenal star!

West Ham United are reportedly close to agreeing a deal to bring Arsenal striker Lucas Perez to the club. The forward is strongly linked with a move away from the Emirates this summer, after a fairly unsuccessful time at the club since signing two seasons ago for a fee of around £17m. Perez was prolific …

Hammers complete their eighth signing of the summer!

West Ham United have completed the signing of 21-year-old Portuguese forward Xande Silva on a three-year deal from Vitoria de Guimaraes. The youngster has represented Portugal at every level from the U15s to U20s, and has joined the Hammers for a reported fee of around £2m. The Hammers unveiled the forward on Thursday and confirmed …

Hammers close in on FOUR more signings!

West Ham United are reportedly chasing the quadruple signings of Portuguese Primeira Liga stars Moussa Marega, Yacine Brahimi, Joao Felix and Xande Silva. The Hammers have been one of the more busier sides in the Premier League with regards to transfers this summer, having made 7 very impressive signings so far. But it seems Manuel …

Wilshere was played in the wrong position at Arsenal, says former star

Former West Ham United midfielder Joe Cole has insisted that Jack Wilshere was deployed in the wrong role by Arsene Wenger during his time at the club, advising Manuel Pellegrini on how best to utilise the midfielder. Wilshere left the Emirates this summer after 17 years at the club, signing for the Hammers on a …

Jack Wilshere rejected huge Champions League offer to move to West Ham claims report

Jack Wilshere turned down down a big-money deal and Champions League football to join the Hammers, a report claims. Wilshere joined West Ham earlier this month on a free transfer from Arsenal, signing a three-year-deal at the London Stadium. However the Daily Star claim the Englishman turned down an £8million sign-on fee and the potential of Champions …

What is West Ham’s best XI coming into the 18/19 season?

West Ham United have had one of the busiest and most exciting transfer windows in the Premier League so far this summer, and it’s fair to say the atmosphere surrounding the club going into the new season vastly different to how last season ended. The Hammers have brought in six new players so far, spending …

Jack Wilshere ready to become an ‘important player’ for West Ham next season

Jack Wilshere says he is ready to become an ‘important player’ for West Ham next season. The Englishman joined his boyhood club last week on a free transfer from Arsenal after ten injury ridden seasons at The Emirates, one of which was spent on-loan with Bournemouth in 2016/17. However now opening a new chapter of …