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West Ham Join Six Team Battle For Ligue One Ace

Kamano

West Ham are interested in signing Bordeaux forward Francois Kamano, according to Girondins4ever.com. The 23-year-old is said to be a target for Liverpool, but the French website believes that the Hammers are one of six potential suitors for the player. Everton, Newcastle, Roma, Valencia and Sevilla are also said to be keen on signing Kamano …

The Man And The Myth: What Does Pellegrini See in Arthur Masuaku That West Ham Fans Don’t?

Masuaku

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini is reportedly a big fan of Arthur Masuaku and was a key player in the Frenchman signing a new five-year contract. The announcement was met with a mixed reaction from supporters with the vast majority saying that the 25-year-old simply cannot defend. Is this true or does Pellegrini see something …

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 …

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 On Alert As £30m Rated Spanish Ace Angles For Premier League Switch

Rodrigo

West Ham and Everton have been alerted to the availability of Valencia striker Rodrigo, according to reports. The Spanish international is said to be interested in a move to the Premier League this summer if a deal can be agreed. Valencia may take a tough stance on Rodrigo’s sale as he is a key first-team …

West Ham Among Four Clubs Named As Being Interested In £54m Rated Copa America Star

Everton

West Ham have shown an interest in Gremio winger Everton, according to AS. The Madrid based publication reports that Manchester United, Manchester City and AC Milan are the other teams tracking the 23-year-old following a standout Copa America for Brazil. Everton had only made four appearances for Brazil before this summer, but an ankle injury …

West Ham And Everton Lead Chase For £18m Rated Dutch International

Cillessen

West Ham are among the teams chasing Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, according to Sport. The Catalan based publication reports that the Dutch international looks destined to move to the Premier League with both the Hammers and Everton the likeliest destinations for the player. Cillessen is reportedly available for €20m (£18m) this summer and has publicly …

West Ham Weighing Up Bids For £30m Rated Midfield Duo

Jon Jo Shelvey

West Ham are considering whether to make bids for Newcastle pair Jonjo Shelvey and Isaac Hayden, according to the Evening Standard. The Hammers are believed to be resigned to losing out to Everton for Andre Gomes with the Portuguese international said to prefer a permanent move to Goodison Park. Instead, the London club could make …

West Ham In Talks To Sign £16m Rated Gomes Alternative From Greece

fortounis

West Ham are in discussions with Olympiakos over signing Kostas Fortounis, according to the Sun. The newspaper reports that the Hammers are looking at the 26-year-old as a possible alternative to Andre Gomes. Fortounis is believed to be available for £16m, and with West Ham having already had an £18m bid turned down by Barcelona …

Can A £30m Outlay For A Playmaker Really Be Justified When West Ham Have More Pressing Needs?

Andre Gomes

The pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes is now a top priority for the club according to ExWHUemployee. West Ham may even sell Pedro Obiang in order to finance a £30m deal for the Portuguese international after their opening £18m bid was reportedly rejected by Barcelona. Gomes demonstrated during his loan spell at Everton that …

West Ham Considering Shock Move For Cape Verde International Frontman

Djaniny

West Ham are one of three Premier League clubs looking at Al-Ahli striker Djaniny Semedo, according to reports in the Portuguese media. Wolves and Everton are also believed to be tracking the Cape Verde international, who has been prolific in the Saudi Arabian first division. Al-Ahli signed Djaniny for €10m last July and he went …

‘An Unreal Signing’ ‘That’s A Serious Upgrade’ West Ham Fans On Social Media Excited By Swoop For Portuguese Star

Andre Gomes

West Ham have made an offer of £18m for Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes, according to reports in the English media. The Portuguese international, who spent the season on loan at Everton, is reportedly available this summer. Fans on Twitter believe Gomes would be an excellent addition to the squad: If we get him that is …

3 Reasons Why Signing Netherlands Star Would Not Be A Good Move For West Ham

Strootman

West Ham, Everton and Manchester United have been offered Marseille midfielder Kevin Strootman on loan, according to Sky Sports. The Dutch international was only signed from Roma for £23m a year ago, but the Ligue One club are already looking to cut their losses on the 29-year-old with his wages proving too much for a …

West Ham And Wolves Set To Battle For Spanish Playmaker After Impressive PL Loan Spell

Camarasa

West Ham and Wolves are both interested in signing Real Betis midfielder Victor Camarasa, according to reports in England. The Spaniard had an impressive loan spell at Cardiff City last season despite the Bluebirds being relegated from the top flight. Camarasa made 33 appearances in the Premier League, scoring five goals and contributing four assists, …

‘A Huge Andy Carroll Upgrade!!’ ‘No Thanks’ West Ham Fans Are Not Sure If Move For £16.5m Rated Striker Would Be Wise

Rondon

West Ham are weighing up a move for West Brom striker Salomon Rondon, according to reports in the English media. His loan with Newcastle is due to expire and with a release clause of £16.5m, a number of Premier League clubs including the Hammers, Everton and Wolves have been looking at him. Supporters on Twitter …

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 …

Pellegrini Is Looking To Build On What He’s Accomplished But He Must Take Heed Of Past Mistakes

Manuel Pellegrini

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini believes the work that the club will do over the next few weeks will have a huge bearing on the team’s success next season. The Chilean’s first campaign has been erratic, to say the least, with some excellent wins against Arsenal and Manchester United, coupled with some wretched displays against …

REPORT: West Ham Vying With Everton For Ex Manchester United Playmaker

Shinji Kagawa

West Ham are interested in Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Shinji Kagawa, according to reports in Turkey. The Japanese international is currently on loan at Turkish club Besiktas for the rest of the season, but it is believed that the Super Lig side are worried that competition from the Premier League will scupper their plans of …