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Hurst Delivers Warning About West Ham Star’s Future

Cullen and Rice

West Ham and England legend Sir Geoff Hurst believes that the Hammers will find it difficult to keep hold of midfielder Declan Rice in the long term. The 20-year-old has been linked with the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea over the past year, and Hurst told the Daily Star that the club …

A Statistic That Shows Why West Ham Fans Should Dismiss The City Defeat As A One Off

Manuel Pellegrini

A 5-0 defeat, even against a side as good as Manchester City, doesn’t look great, to say the least. Most supporters would have tolerated a 2-0 loss but the size of the defeat rings alarm bells. The strange thing is, West Ham played well for parts of the match, and it was just the absolute …

Snodgrass Explains Why City Hammering Could Be The “Best Thing” That Could Happen To West Ham

Snodgrass

West Ham winger Robert Snodgrass had a very optimistic take on the club’s 5-0 defeat to Manchester City at the weekend. The 31-year-old is hoping that the heavy loss helps to focus minds for the rest of the season. The Hammers have been conceding goals throughout pre-season and those defensive lapses continued into the first …

Latest West Ham Injury Report For The Week

Felipe Anderson

West Ham winger Felipe Anderson has confirmed that he picked up a knock in the 5-0 defeat to Manchester City on Saturday. The Brazilian was substituted midway through the second half but he has downplayed the significance of the injury: “I picked up a small injury. I tried to get back in, but I think …

Ferdinand Credits West Ham For Keeping Hold Of Two Key Players This Summer

Rio Ferdinand

Former West Ham and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes keeping hold of both Declan Rice and Issa Diop this summer were the club’s best pieces of transfer business. Diop was a transfer target for Manchester United and Arsenal before they signed other centre-backs. Rice has also been linked with Manchester United and Manchester City, …

‘Not Premier League Standard’ ‘Too Slow’ Fans On Social Media Critical Of West Ham Star’s Performance Against City

Aaron Cresswell

Not many players from West Ham’s side came out with a lot of credit from the 5-0 defeat to Manchester City, and Aaron Cresswell received a fair amount of flak.  The 29-year-old was named as captain in the absence of the injured Mark Noble, but he was part of a defence that was carved open …

Lawrenson Makes His Prediction For West Ham’s Clash Against Manchester City

Mark Lawrenson

TV pundit Mark Lawrenson believes that the game between West Ham and Manchester City tomorrow lunchtime will be a tighter affair than previous fixtures between the two clubs. The Hammers lost 4-0 to the Citizens at the London Stadium last season but, predicting how the match will go tomorrow, the former Liverpool defender said he …

West Ham vs Manchester City: Match Preview, Predicted XI and Odds

Wilshere

West Ham United kick off their Premier League campaign with a tough fixture against the defending champions Manchester City. City are on the hunt for their third successive title, and have made some promising signings this summer in order to reinforce their chances. The Hammers have also spent big this summer in the hope of …

West Ham Star Has Cost The Club £650k Per Game So Far But Has He Finally Turned A Corner?

Jack Wilshere

It was a nightmare first season for Jack Wilshere at West Ham, there can be no hiding from that, but there were signs of light at the end of the tunnel on the club’s pre-season tour in China. For many fans and pundits, he was the best player on the pitch during the game against …

West Ham’s Best Starting Eleven: How Should the Hammers Line Up Next Season?

Issa Diop

Following the signing of Sebastien Haller from Eintracht Frankfurt, West Ham are unlikely to make any more new additions unless they are funded by more sales. With that being the case, it’s a good time to assess the squad ahead of the new season, which is just 23 days away. So, who would be in …

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 …

This £10m Rated Norwich Star Would Be A Perfect Addition For West Ham

Jamal Lewis

Left-back has been a problem position for a quite a while for West Ham. Manuel Pellegrini was clearly not happy with either Arthur Masuaku or Aaron Cresswell last season. Neither of them can be completely relied upon defensively and it seems the Frenchman eventually won the battle for regular game time at the end of …

‘This Would Be A Great Signing’ ‘Get It Done’ West Ham Fans On Twitter Back Plans To Target £15m Rated City Midfielder

Delph

West Ham are targeting Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph, according to reports in the UK. The 29-year-old was signed by Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini when he was manager at City and it seems he is keen to link up with the England international once again. Most fans on Twitter think Delph would be a good …

‘I Trust The Recruitment!’ ‘Not Going To Happen’ West Ham Fans Debate Reported £23m Bid For Colombian Midfield Enforcer

Gustavo Cuellar

West Ham have made a $30m (£23m) offer for Flamengo holding midfielder Gustavo Cuellar, according to reports in Brazil. It is believed a deal will be finalised after this summer’s Copa America when the 26-year-old will be playing for Colombia. Hammers fans on Twitter had a mixed reaction to the story: Anyone complaining look at …

Lawrenson Makes His Prediction For West Ham’s Game Against Watford This Afternoon

Mark Lawrenson

TV pundit Mark Lawrenson is predicting a stalemate between West Ham and Watford in the final Premier League fixture of the season. The Hornets do have an FA Cup final against Manchester City coming up so they would be forgiven for taking their eye off the ball for this game. However, Lawrenson thinks Javi Gracia’s …

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 …

West Ham Prepare Summer Raid For Wantaway Manchester City Star

Nicolas Otamendi

West Ham are interested in Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi, according to reports. The Hammers are said to be one of two Premier League teams keen on the Argentinian international, with Wolves believed to be eyeing a deal. Chinese Super League clubs are also tracking Otamendi with the 31-year-old reportedly looking to leave the Etihad. …

The Most Controversial Premier League Transfers In History

With the premier league heating up as we get down to the final matches of the season, we thought we’d take a look back at some of the most controversial premier league transfers in history. When Carlos Tevez Moved to Manchester City The fans fell in love with Carlos Tevez when he was on loan …