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West Ham ‘Quietly Confident’ Of Securing £40m Deal For Bundesliga Marksman

Haller

West Ham are in talks to sign Eintracht Frankfurt striker Sebastien Haller, according to the Daily Mail. The Hammers are “quietly confident” that a deal can be done for the 25-year-old with the club believing a £40m offer should be enough to sign him. Frankfurt may be reluctant to sell Haller after having already sold …

Four Strikers Who West Ham Could Go After If Gomez Deal Collapses

Ben Yedder

Negotiations for Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez appear to be dragging on, with the main sticking point seemingly being that West Ham can’t match the striker’s €50m(£45m) release clause. With some reports suggesting that talks could drag on throughout the whole transfer window, it may be good to look at some potential alternatives who the …

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 …

West Ham Are Not A ‘Selling Club’ Any Longer And The Effects Are Massive

Manuel Pellegrini

Attitudes and perception mean a lot in football. Some teams can justifiably be described as “selling clubs” while others look to show more ambition. Of course, you have to keep the club on a sound financial footing, and selling players in order to reinvest in others is all part of the game, but things can …

‘The Man’s Playing Real Life Fifa’ ‘Right Way To Handle This’ Fans Praise Husillos After Demanding United Star In Diop Deal

Issa Diop

West Ham have asked Manchester United for striker Anthony Martial in exchange for Issa Diop, according to reports in the English media. The Red Devils are said to be keen on the Hammers defender but stopped negotiations after Director of Football Mario Husillos reportedly demanded Martial as part of the deal. Supporters on Twitter are …

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 Look To Revive Move For 6ft 2 Midfield Enforcer After Impressive International Form

Carvalho

West Ham could reignite their interest in Portugal international William Carvalho, according to the Estadio Deportivo. The Seville based newspaper believes the Hammers are considering a move for the 6ft 2 midfielder if Declan Rice is sold to Manchester United. Carvalho was heavily linked with a switch to the London club when he was still …

West Ham Join Pursuit For 19 Year Old Bundesliga Starlet With £13.2m Release Clause

kabak

West Ham have joined the battle for Stuttgart defender Ozan Kabak, according to reports in the UK. Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United have all been tracking the Turkish international but the Hammers are also believed to be keen on the 19-year-old. Kabak is reportedly available for just £13.2m this summer due to a release clause …

West Ham Lead Premier League Teams Touted To Bid For £25m Rated Inter Outcast

Nainggolan

West Ham are among the clubs that could make a move for Inter Milan midfielder Radja Nainggolan this summer, according to reports in the Italian media. The Belgian midfielder is not believed to be in Antonio Conte’s first team plans and he could leave the San Siro, with teams in the Premier League and China …

West Ham Linked With Shock £17.8m Move For Chelsea And United Flop

Falcao

West Ham are interested in signing Monaco forward Radamel Falcao, according to Don Balon. The Spanish rumour mongers suggest that the Colombian international is being lined up as a potential replacement for Marko Arnautovic, who could be sold this summer. Falcao wants to leave Monaco with the club having finished 17th in Ligue One, and …

West Ham Ace Will Be Allowed To Leave With Spanish Giants Lining Up £8m Offer

Javier Hernandez

West Ham will let Javier Hernandez leave the club this summer, according to reports in the UK. The Mexican international made 28 appearances for the Hammers last season, scoring eight goals, but manager Manuel Pellegrini is believed to be open to selling up. Valencia are said to be leading the race for Hernandez’s signature, with …

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 …

‘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 …

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 …

West Ham V Southampton: Match Preview And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Manuel Pellegrini

West Ham are finally getting into their groove after an excellent 1-0 away win against London rivals Tottenham last time out. The result felt like it had been coming after a good performance in the previous away defeat to Manchester United. Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini will want to build on some good recent displays, and …