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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 …

Lawrenson Makes His Prediction For West Ham’s Game Against United

Mark Lawrenson

TV pundit Mark Lawrenson doesn’t think West Ham will get anything out of their game against Manchester United this evening. Although he believes the Hammers did improve in the second half during their 2-0 defeat to Chelsea on Monday, he feels their opponents today will be too strong for them, despite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side …

‘Take Off Half Of Their Monthly Salaries’ – West Ham Fans On Twitter Angry As Rice Questions Desire To Finish Seventh

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice has admitted the team must improve after their 2-0 defeat to Everton on Saturday. The Hammers are still just two points behind Wolves in seventh place, but the performance at the weekend has left Rice questioning whether they will ever grab the opportunity to claim a European spot: “It’s been …

West Ham Agree £70 million Deal With Manchester City To Sell Declan Rice

West Ham have sensationally agreed a deal that will see Declan Rice join Manchester City for £70m in the summer. It is believed manager Manuel Pellegrini’s previous association with the Citizens played a key role in securing such a sizeable transfer fee. Rice’s move to the Etihad Stadium could even break transfer records with City …

West Ham Vying With Manchester United For £26m Rated Brazilian Marksman

Everton Soares

West Ham are keen on Gremio forward Everton, according to reports from Italy. The Hammers won’t be the only side in for the 23-year-old, however, with Manchester United, AC Milan and Roma also interested in recruiting the Brazilian. Everton made his way through Gremio’s academy before playing his first senior game back in 2014. Although …

Lawrenson Predicts The Outcome Of West Ham’s Game Against Everton

Mark Lawrenson

TV pundit Mark Lawrenson says he isn’t sure which West Ham side will turn up at the London Stadium tomorrow. The Hammers face Everton off the back of a couple of under-par performances. After losing 2-0 to Cardiff, they had to come from behind to beat Huddersfield in a 4-3 thriller last time out. Lawro …

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

West Ham’s inconsistent form must have manager Manuel Pellegrini pulling his hair out. Their last two fixtures against relegation-threatened sides have seen them lose to Cardiff City and win after coming from behind against Huddersfield. What Hammers side turns up at the London Stadium against Everton on Saturday is anyone’s guess. Marco Silva’s team will …