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“Viva Payet!” – fans call for controversial Frenchman to move back to West Ham

West Ham United fans say they would welcome Dimitri Payet back to the London Stadium with open arms, despite his controversial exit from the club in early 2017. Payet joined the Hammers from Marseille in the summer of the 2015, and proved an instant success in his first season with the club. The Frenchman scored …

Former West Ham star admits purposely being a ‘d***head’

Former Hammers star Dimitri Payet has admitted he was purposefully “a d***head” in order to force a move away from the club. The Frenchman left West Ham in January after 18 months at the the club which saw him go from hero to zero. Payet was highly thought of by many, and often described as …

Manuel Lanzini will make West Ham fans forget about Payet if they haven’t already

Dimitri Payet arrived at West Ham in the summer of 2015 on a 10.7 million pound transfer from Marseille, where he was an above average but not star player. The subsequent 12-goal season from the Frenchman returned him into to the French national team and made the 30-year old arguably the signing of the season …

Has Bilic found the next Payet with this West Ham summer deal?

Dimitri Payet is up there with the most disliked in east London at the moment, having turned his back on West Ham in the winter window and heading back to France after going on strike early in January. Prior to that, however, the playmaker was heralded by Hammers fans and had the rest of the …

Why next season could be the one of the most important in West Ham’s history

It’s not been a season to remember for West Ham supporters. The club find themselves in 11th place with 10 games remaining, with the potential to slip down to 12th if Watford win their game in hand. The Hammers have failed to win any of their last 4 Premier League games. The most recent failure …

West Ham Primed For Great Second Half To Season Since Payet Affair Is Over

The Frenchman has been almost erased from West Ham history in the last week or so but no Hammers fan, if they are being honest, will have wanted to see Dimitri Payet leave this month. However, what’s done is done and the club have handled the entire saga in good form, squeezing £25m out of …

Why West Ham Were Right To Move Payet And Not Make An Example Of Him

Dimitri Payet’s departure from West Ham this week ended a tumultuous few weeks for the club since the Frenchman told manager Slaven Bilic that he did not want to play for the club again. After Marseille sealed the £25m transfer, Hammers co-owner David Sullivan spoke out about the 29 year old’s attitude and why he …

Snodgrass Will Provide A Short Term Fix In Providing Creativity In Payet’s Absence

With Hull City’s Robert Snodgrass looking poised to join West Ham after the two clubs agreed a £10million fee, it is interesting to compare the Scottish international with a player who he may be replacing in Dimitri Payet. Both are 29, both are excellent free kick takers and have excellent crossing ability, yet it is …