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Watford V West Ham: Match Preview And Betting Odds

Mark Noble

Despite it being so early in the season, West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini is already coming under some pressure to improve performances after a difficult opening couple of fixtures. The loss to Manchester City was to be expected but the heavy nature of the defeat, combined with the unconvincing draw against Brighton last time out, …

A Risky Transfer Strategy That Could Well Define Pellegrini’s Future At West Ham

Manuel Pellegrini

It is always a major risk bringing in key signings from abroad. They are new to the Premier League and it depends on the player how long they take to adapt to English football. Manager Manuel Pellegrini believes both Pablo Fornals and Sebastien Haller will need to be given time to make their mark in …

Latest West Ham Injury News As Pellegrini Provides Positive Update On Two Key Players

Felipe Anderson

West Ham pair Sebastien Haller and Felipe Anderson are expected to return to face Watford next Saturday, according to manager Manuel Pellegrini. Both players missed the 1-1 draw against Brighton & Hove Albion yesterday, but speaking after the match about the extent of their injuries, Pellegrini was pretty optimistic: “I hope that both of them …

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 …

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 …

Pellegrini Reveals Whether He Expects West Ham To Sign Any More Players Before The Window Shuts

Manuel Pellegrini

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini says he doesn’t expect the club will sign any more players after the arrival of Albian Ajeti this morning. The Swiss striker was the club’s sixth signing of the summer. Speaking ahead of the Hammers’ match against Manchester City on Saturday, the Chilean said that he believes his first-team squad …

‘So Happy About This’ ‘Got His Best Years To Come’ West Ham Fans On Social Media React To Latest Player Announcement

Masuaku

West Ham left-back Arthur Masuaku has signed a new five-year contract with the club. The 25-year-old had just one year remaining on his deal at the London Stadium, but he has now been tied down until 2024, with the club having the option to extend for a further two years. A lot of supporters were …

‘Awful Player’ ‘So Much Better Then Sanchez’ West Ham Fans Debate Claim Pellegrini Will Revive Move For Former Target

Gary Medel

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini is considering reviving a move for Besiktas midfielder Gary Medel, according to reports in Turkey. The Chilean admitted back in January that he was lining up a move for the 31-year-old but a switch never materialised. Speaking yesterday about the departure of Pedro Obiang, the Hammers boss signalled his intention …

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 …

Where Will West Ham Finish Next Season?

Marko Arnautovic

Last season was a bit of a rollercoaster for Hammers fans. Before the season started, West Ham’s summer moves promised significant improvements to the team. However, after the PL got underway, West Ham’s chances dwindled quickly. Thankfully, the board decided to keep Manuel Pellegrini at the helm and it paid off. Following a string of …

West Ham Preparing To Make Second Bid For South American Target Man

Rondon

West Ham are set to offer £14m for West Brom striker Salomon Rondon, according to the Football Insider. The website reports that the Hammers are looking to take advantage of the fact that Wolves have withdrawn from the race for the Venezuelan international. Newcastle are now also unlikely to make a bid for Rondon following …

‘Absolutely The Last Straw’ ‘Take 25m And Get Rid!’ West Ham Fans Furious As Striker Tries To Force Move Away From Club

Marko Arnautovic

West Ham are willing to listen to offers for Marko Arnautovic, according to reports in the UK. The Hammers are said to have rejected a £19.7m from a Chinese Super League club but the Austrian is seemingly trying to force a move away from the London Stadium. Fans on Twitter just want Arnautovic to leave …

Chilean Star Reveals Why He Turned Down West Ham Switch

Aranguiz

Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Charles Aranguiz has confirmed that he did turn down a move to West Ham. Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini revealed last week that he had tried to sign the 30-year-old. When asked about the potential transfer after Chile’s 1-0 defeat to Uruguay in the Copa America yesterday, Aranguiz said he didn’t want to …

The Forgotten Man That Deserves To Be Given One Final Chance By Pellegrini

Winston Reid

For the first time in sixteen months, West Ham defender Winston Reid appears to be fully fit, and ready to start pre-season training from day one. Recent reports have suggested that the New Zealand international will be given a chance by manager Manuel Pellegrini to stake a claim for a first-team place, and he deserves …

Pellegrini Reveals Leverkusen Star Turned Down West Ham Switch

Aranguiz

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini has said that Leverkusen central midfielder Charles Aranguiz turned down a move to the Hammers. When asked about which Chilean players he has worked with over the years in an interview with a Chilean magazine, Pellegrini said: “In the past I took several [players]: Salas, Rojas, Matias Fernandez, Iturra, Moras; …

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 …

Time Could Be Up For West Ham Star As Club Look Poised To Sign A Direct Replacement

Manuel Lanzini is seemingly at a crossroads in his career at West Ham. The Argentine has one year left on his contract, and now, it seems Pablo Fornals will be joining the club. The Spaniard can play out wide, but the vast majority of his matches for both Malaga and Villarreal have been as a …