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‘Way Past His Prime’ ‘Total Waste Of Money’ – West Ham Fans React As Banned Star Gets Chance To Prove Himself

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed that Samir Nasri will be training with the first-team squad until the end of the year. The Frenchman is currently serving an 18-month doping ban which comes to an end in December. Contract talks reportedly stalled with the former Manchester City player earlier this month but Pellegrini says …

West Ham Line Up Swoop For £15m Rated German International As Potential Rice Replacement

West Ham are weighing up a move for RB Leipzig midfielder Diego Demme, according to reports in the English media. The German international is reportedly valued at £15million and is said to be one option that manager Manuel Pellegrini is considering as a potential replacement for Declan Rice. The 19-year-old has yet to come to …

Chelsea Prepared To Double West Ham Starlet’s Wages If He Moves To Stamford Bridge

Chelsea are weighing up a move for West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, according to Metro.co.uk. The Blues are reportedly looking to capitalise on the 19-year-old’s contract dispute with the Hammers. The player’s current deal expires in 2020 but West Ham are keen to secure the midfielder for the long term. Rice is currently earning just …

West Ham Prepared To Withdraw From Talks With Declan Rice If Final Contract Offer Is Turned Down

West Ham will withdraw from contract talks with Declan Rice if the midfielder turns down the club’s latest offer, according to reports in the English media. The Hammers have tabled one final proposal in order to persuade the 19-year-old into signing a long-term deal to remain at the London Stadium. Rice has reportedly been offered a basic …

‘Remember the name’ ‘Absolutely unreal’ – West Ham Fans Excited By 20 Year Old’s Future After Stunning Debut

West Ham winger Grady Diangana made a very impressive debut for the senior side against Macclesfield Town last night. The 20-year-old scored two goals for the Hammers in the 8-0 win over the League Two side in the Carabao Cup. Supporters are very excited about Diangana’s future after seeing him in action at the London …

‘Bossed the Show’ – These West Ham Fans Hail Teenager’s Commanding Display Against Everton

West Ham’s Declan Rice performed very well in the holding midfield role against Everton yesterday. Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini went with a more defensive minded midfield trio with the 19-year-old lining up alongside captain Mark Noble and Pedro Obiang at Goodison Park. Despite being far more inexperienced than the other two central midfielders, Rice was …

West Ham Defender’s Contract Talks Stall After Club Refuse To Offer £30k A Week

West Ham defender Declan Rice’s contract talks with the club have stalled, according to the Claret & Hugh. The website reports that the 19-year-old wants a basic wage of £30k a week but the Hammers are only looking to offer £18k a week up front, with a possible rise to £30k based on the number …

Hammers’ players desperate to impress Pellegrini, says star

West Ham United defender Declan Rice has admitted that the entire squad are doing their all to impress manager Manuel Pellegrini during the club’s pre-season training. Rice was a key figure in the Hammers’ team last season, making 31 appearances under both Slaven Bilic and David Moyes. At just 19-years-old, it was an impressive campaign …

West Ham defender confirms Joe Hart’s departure from the London Stadium

Declan Rice has all-but confirmed that Joe Hart will not extend his stay with West Ham United. Hart joined the Hammers on a season-long loan last summer, but has endured a difficult season – failing to establish himself as the club’s number one choice between the sticks. The Englishman has twice been dropped from the …

West Ham need to show trust in young players

West Ham’s seventh placed finish two seasons ago set expectations rather high for Slaven Bilic as he headed into his second campaign in charge. The Croatian manager achieved such success in his first campaign courtesy of Michail Antoino’s surprise goal scoring prowess and Dimitri Payet’s sudden transformation into a consistent world-class player. However, the club’s …

West Ham Churning Out Quality Prospects As Usual Despite Inconstent Season

With West Ham enjoying an up and down of seasons this year, having endured poor form and crowd trouble early on after their move to the London Stadium, plenty of fans will have been looking to other areas for positives. One place they can certainly turn is the youth ranks, where the manager of the …