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Three Areas Of The Pitch That West Ham Must Strengthen This Summer

Guillermo Maripan

A £30m transfer budget is peanuts these days but it appears Director of Football Mario Husillos will have to be satisfied with limited funds this summer. It, therefore, looks likely that a number of players will be sold in order for West Ham to bring in the types of signings they need before the beginning …

Playmaker FC Pundits Debate Which Player Is Their Club’s ‘Lionel Messi’

Lionel Messi

As one of the greatest players in history, Lionel Messi is a talismanic figure for Barcelona, but do Premier League clubs have their own equivalent? For West Ham, you would have to say that, at the moment, the title must go to Felipe Anderson. The Brazilian is the club’s most creative player, with the most …

‘Signing Of The Season’ ‘We’re in Safe Hands’ – Fans On Twitter Delighted With West Ham Star After Weekend Display

West Ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski has been in excellent form since the start of the season. The £7million summer signing from Swansea City put in another fine display against Crystal Palace in the 1-1 draw on Saturday afternoon. Fans on Twitter have been quick to praise Fabianski for the 33-year-old’s consistency this campaign: Signing of …

Crystal Palace V West Ham – Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

West Ham would have taken a lot of confidence from Monday’s draw against Liverpool but they will want to back that up with another good performance against Crystal Palace. The Eagles have been in good form recently, having beaten Tottenham in the FA Cup, drawn away at Southampton with ten men and won at home …

‘Bobby Moore Like’ ‘This Boy Is Gold Dust’ – West Ham Fans on Twitter Are All Saying The Same Thing About 19 Year Old

West Ham youngster Declan Rice had another excellent game against Crystal Palace on Saturday. The 19-year-old has made the holding midfield position his own since Manuel Pellegrini arrived as manager in the summer, and to demonstrate his impact, the Hammers’ official Twitter account shared  a short video clip of just one excellent tackle he made …

West Ham Trail Premier League Rival In Battle To Sign £18m Argentinian Goal Machine

Emiliano Sala

Cardiff City are leading West Ham and other teams in the race to sign Nantes striker Emiliano Sala, according to France Football. The French magazine reports the Bluebirds have already held discussions about signing the Argentinian. The Hammers have reportedly sent scouts to see Sala in action over the past month or so, while Fulham, …

West Ham V Crystal Palace Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Aaron Cresswell

West Ham have suffered another major injury setback with Marko Arnautovic having been ruled until the New Year with a hamstring injury. The Austrian international had to be substituted five minutes before halftime in the Hammers’ 3-1 win over Cardiff City. Manager Manuel Pellegrini has, however, played down fears about Jack Wilshere’s absence from the …

West Ham Are Lining Up £20m January Offer For Championship Playmaker

bradley dack

West Ham are preparing a bid worth £20m for Blackburn Rovers attacking midfielder Bradley Dack, according to the Sun. The 24-year-old has been in superb form in the Championship this season, having scored nine goals and provided three assists in just 17 league games. However, Dack’s performances have attracted the attention of another Premier League club …

West Ham Scouting £25m Rated Ligue One Hitman With 11 Goals in 12 Games

Emiliano Sala

West Ham are among the teams that have sent scouts to watch Nantes striker Emiliano Sala, according to reports in the UK. The Hammers reportedly had a representative at Nantes’s game against Angers on Saturday evening. Leicester City also had someone to see Sala play as his side were held to a 1-1 draw with …

West Ham In Race To Sign £6m Rated Bundesliga Target Man

sandro wagner

West Ham are looking to snap up Bayern Munich striker Sandro Wagner in January, according to the Sun. The German has struggled for game time this campaign with manager Niko Kovac favouring Robert Lewandowski as a lone striker. He only moved to the Allianz Arena from Hoffenheim last January and could be available for as …

West Ham Reportedly Battling Two Clubs For Dutch International Fullback

West Ham are one of three clubs keeping tabs on Crystal Palace fullback Patrick van Aanholt, according to reports in Italy. Two other Premier League teams are also reportedly scouting the Dutch international, with both Liverpool and Newcastle United said to be interested in the defender. Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini has rotated Aaron Cresswell and …

Hammers fans thank Kouyate as midfielder crosses the capital

West Ham United fans have taken to Twitter to say thank you to Cheikhou Kouyate after the midfielder completed his £9.5 million move to Crystal Palace. The Senegal international joined the Eagles earlier this week on a four-year deal, bringing to an end his four year stint with the Hammers. Kouyate joined West Ham in …

Pellegrini wants Arsenal star as first West Ham signing

Jack Wilshere, Arsenal

Manuel Pellegrini wants to make Jack Wilshere his first signing as West Ham manager, according to reports. Pellegrini, who was appointed as the successor to David Moyes last week, is understood to be a big admirer to the English midfielder and believes he can lure him across London. The Chilean first took notice of Wilshere …

An 80m problem that doesn’t exist for West Ham

David Gold

David Moyes has come out today and claimed today that he will be doing ‘an Allardyce’ and not prioritizing the FA Cup as Premier League safety is his main concern for the 2017/18 campaign as Sam has done so famously at Bolton Wanderers, Crystal Palace, West Ham, Newcastle, Sunderland and now at Everton. This leaves …

Carragher and Neville fearing for West Ham

Liverpool legend and Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher says he fears for Slaven Bilic’s job at West Ham after their ‘shambles’ of a performance against Crystal Palace last weekend. Bilic’s men were 2-0 up at half time thanks to goals from Javier Hernandez and Andre Ayew, but the Eagles managed to scrape a 97th min …

Mark Noble rages after spat with Palace star

Hammers star Mark Noble has furiously slammed Crystal Palace midfielder Yohan Cabaye after the Frenchman refused to shake his hand at full time during their clash at the weekend. West Ham were 2-0 up against strugglers Palace before throwing the lead away in the last minutes of the game thanks to Wilfried Zaha, a bitter …