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Hammers star gives huge injury update

Manuel Lanzini

West Ham United star Manuel Lanzini has cleared up reports that his knee injury will keep him out or the entire 2018/19 season. The Argentina international was ruled out of the World Cup earlier this month after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in training, something which required surgery. These types of injuries often keep players …

Players and fans console Manuel Lanzini after West Ham midfielder is forced out of World Cup

West Ham players and fans have taken to Twitter to console midfielder Manuel Lanzini after he was forced to drop out of the World Cup.  Lanzini was named in Forde Sampaoli’s 23-man squad for this summer’s tournament in Russia last month, however recently suffered a knee injury in training, ending any hopes of travelling to …

Five things we learned from Liverpool v West Ham

There was an air of inevitability about the result, as West Ham were steamrolled 4-1 by Liverpool for the second time this season. The Hammers were utterly helpless against the might of the Reds, who were once again fuelled by leading scorer Mo Salah, and no amount of analysis can disguise the plain and simple fact that …

West Ham star ‘cannot wait’ to see return of Manuel Lanzini

West Ham United keeper Adrian says he ‘cannot wait’ to see Manuel Lanzini return to action and believes the Argentine’s link-up play with Javier Hernandez and Marko Arnautovic will prove a difficult proposition for opposition defences. Lanzini has spent the majority of the season on the sidelines, with his most recent knock coming last month …

Why Sullivan and Gold cannot entertain this transfer deal

With news emerging that Philippe Coutinho is likely to be granted his January wish and a move to Barcelona, rumours are circulating that Manuel Lanzini remains Liverpool’s no.1 transfer target to replace the departing Brazilian. Sullivan and Gold need to remain firm and rebuff all transfer approaches – as we need to strengthen and not …

West Ham looking to secure most important deal of the summer

West Ham have caught the headlines for a number of reasons this summer but fans can certainly be excited by the movement made in the transfer market, as Pablo Zabaleta, Joe Hart, Javier Hernandez and Marko Arnautovic are all solid additions. The Hammers remain active in the market, as they pursue a club-record deal for …

West Ham need to stand firm and ensure they don’t lose Lanzini

West Ham have enjoyed a successful summer and have secured a wealth of top-class additions, with the Hammers bolstering their squad with the captures of Joe Hart, Pablo Zabaleta, Marko Arnautovic and Javier Hernandez. However, there’s a real danger that all their hard work could be thrown out the window in the final weeks of …

New deal for West Ham ace is a major statement of intent

West Ham struggled in their debut season at the London Stadium last term, with the Hammers failing to make their new stadium feel like home and seeing their performances on-field suffer as a result. Amidst all this, the Hammers lost star-man Dimitri Payet in January and saw the majority of their summer signings from 12 …

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 …

International debut may bring the best out of this West Ham star

West Ham struggled to find heroes during their debut season at the London Stadium but the situation could be entirely different next season, as the Hammers seem to have found some stability in the early weeks of the close-season. The Hammers have already confirmed the arrival of Pablo Zabaleta on a free transfer from Manchester …

Lanzini commits future to West Ham, hands club another big boost

West Ham face a major test this summer to improve their squad and keep their key-players at the London Stadium but the early signs ahead of the upcoming transfer window has been positive, following the latest breakthrough that suggests an important player won’t be leaving the club. Following on from Michail Antonio’s new contract last …

West Ham need to fend-off Premier League interest in this key attacker

West Ham have endured a turbulent season to kick-off their future at the London Stadium and the club are under a lot of pressure this summer to improve their ranks, following questionable recruits in the close-season a year ago. The Hammers need to strengthen their squad with top-class arrivals but securing the futures of key-players …

Manuel Lanzini slowly becoming West Ham’s main man

West Ham suffered a third successive Premier League defeat after losing 3-2 at home to champions Leicester City on Saturday. Slaven Bilic’s men gave themselves a mountain to climb after going two-down in the first seven minutes, with Riyad Mahrez’s cross sailing past everyone and into the back of the net after five minutes, before …

West Ham Could Learn Much From Their Development Squad

With first team football off the menu at West Ham until this weekend, with the club out of all cup and European action, fans have been paying particular attention to goings on in the youth team. A number of top talents have been spotted and were showcased in a 2-0 win over Fulham for the …

Birthday Boy Lanzini Is Just The Player West Ham Need Right Now

West Ham playmaker Manuel Lanzini marks his 24th birthday today, and it is birthday that he could look back on with fond memories as he stands at a key moment in his footballing career. The Argentine has impressed ever since he joined West Ham, initially on loan, in 2015, making his move permanent in 2016. …

West Ham Only Getting Better As Season Progresses As Lanzini And Others Make Their Mark

Despite all that happened and how star man Dimitri Payet treated the club with the circumstances of his departure, you’ll find it tough to seek out a West Ham fan who would say that they wouldn’t rather he was still happily plying his trade in east London. The French playmaker who, having told manager Slaven …

Andy Carroll Is Key To West Ham But Yesterday Showed They Can Excel Without The BIg Man

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic was visibly furious with the officials after watching his side fall to a late equaliser against West Brom on Saturday, having come back from 1-0 down at the London Stadium. The Hammers manager was sent to join his assistant, who had been sent off in the first half after Sofiane …