Hammers Headlines

The original unofficial West Ham United News aggregation site.

‘Typical West Ham Way’ ‘Familiar Story’ Fans Frustrated As Club Turn Away From Making £44m Swoop

Maxi Gomez

West Ham have decided against making an offer for Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez, according to reports in England. The Uruguayan international’s release clause would have been reduced to £22m if his side had been relegated this season, but Celta survived the drop and any team must now pay a hefty £44m. The Hammers’ reported …

West Ham Join Four Way Tussle To Land £14m Rated Brazilian Marksman

Wesley Moraes

West Ham are targeting Club Brugge striker Wesley Moraes, according to reports in Italy. The Hammers have joined the likes of Lazio, Newcastle and Bayer Leverkusen in pursuing the Brazilian, who has also been linked with Arsenal in recent months. Wesley is still making his way in the game at the age of 22 but …

West Ham And Arsenal Join Porto In Race To Land Unsettled Ligue One Goalkeeper

Anthony Lopes

West Ham, Arsenal and Newcastle are all interested in signing Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes, according to Foot-Sur7. The French website reports that the Portuguese international is weighing up his options after contract talks with the Ligue One club broke down. Lopes currently has just one year left on his contract at Lyon, and when asked …

‘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 …

West Ham’s £15m Swoop For England International Would Be A Gamble Too Far

Jon Jo Shelvey

West Ham have certainly made some bad decisions when it comes to signing unreliable players in recent years. You only have to look at the number of games that Andy Carroll has played during his seven years at the Hammers to know that. The decision to give Jack Wilshere a three-year contract in the summer …

Jenas Questions West Ham Marksman And Calls On Club To Sign New Number Nine

Robbie Savage and Jermaine Jenas

TV pundit Jermaine Jenas believes West Ham must replace Marko Arnautovic at the end of the season. The Austrian international hasn’t been the same player since the January transfer window when he was unsettled by a bid from China. Jenas doesn’t think Arnautovic has downed tools, but he believes his lack of form has highlighted …

‘Silly Season Has Started’ ‘I Don’t Believe It’ – Fans On Twitter React To Reports That West Ham Are After Ligue One Boss

Bruno Génésio

Lyon manager Bruno Genesio is said to be a target for both West Ham and Newcastle, according to RMC Sport. The French radio station believe the two English clubs are keeping tabs on Genesio’s contract negotiations with his current deal expiring in the summer. Fans on Twitter don’t think the Hammers will be replacing Manuel …

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 …

The London Stadium is finally beginning to feel like home according to Mark Noble

Hammers Flag

Rewind a year back to when the Hammers lost a despairing 3-0 to Burnley at their home ground. Owing to the atmosphere during that point of time, it was without doubt one of the lowest points Mark Noble’s playing career and sent punters spiralling after what turned out to be a losing bet. In his …

Cardiff City V West Ham Team News, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Following the 2-0 win against Newcastle last Saturday, West Ham will be very confident about picking up another three points at Cardiff this weekend. The Bluebirds are in a wretched run of form, having lost 5-1, 3-0 and 2-0 in their last three league games, and the Hammers will want to condemn them to their …

“Had A Bit Of Everything’ – Shearer Singles Out West Ham Midfielder For Praise After Excellent Performance

Former Newcastle striker Alan Shearer was fulsome in his praise for Declan Rice after the midfielder’s display against the Magpies. The midfielder scored his second senior goal to open the scoring on the night, and speaking after the match on Saturday, Shearer said the Hammers star put in a superb all-round performance: “He was very, …

West Ham V Newcastle Preview And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

West Ham performed admirably against Manchester City midweek but they still came away with nothing from the Etihad. The Saturday evening clash versus Newcastle should be a far more even contest with the Hammers favourites to come out on top. The Magpies have certainly been in better form recently with four wins in their last …

Fulham V West Ham Match Preview And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

West Ham will be looking for a fourth consecutive victory against Fulham this weekend. The Hammers have reacted well since the 4-0 defeat to Manchester City last month, netting three goals in their last three games against Newcastle, Cardiff and Crystal Palace. Lucas Perez is a slight doubt after picking up a foot injury in …

‘A Real Class Act’ ‘Looks So Easy For Him’ – Fans On Twitter Are All Loving West Ham Star’s Recent Displays

West Ham midfielder Felipe Anderson took a while to get his bearings in the Premier League, but the Brazilian is now looking like an excellent signing. The £36m summer purchase from Lazio has scored four goals in his last four games and has started to repay the club record fee the Hammers paid for him. Fans …

Latest West Ham Injury Report Ahead Of The Match Against Newcastle

West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere is set for his first-team return this weekend when Manuel Pellegrini’s side face Newcastle. The former Arsenal player has been out since September after undergoing ankle surgery but is likely to be named in the matchday squad for Saturday’s game at St James’ Park. The Hammers are, however, sweating over the …

West Ham Among Five Teams Weighing Up Swoop For Cut-Price Algerian International

West Ham are involved in a five-time battle for Porto winger Yacine Brahimi, according to reports in Portugal. The Algerian international is out of contract at the end of the season and could sign a pre-contract agreement as early as January. However, Porto are keen to sell Brahimi when the transfer window reopens so they …

West Ham Reportedly Battling Two Clubs For Dutch International Fullback

West Ham are one of three clubs keeping tabs on Crystal Palace fullback Patrick van Aanholt, according to reports in Italy. Two other Premier League teams are also reportedly scouting the Dutch international, with both Liverpool and Newcastle United said to be interested in the defender. Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini has rotated Aaron Cresswell and …

Happy With Hammers Owners As They Make Major Managerial Appointment?

Manuel Pellegrini

So West Ham parted company with David Moyes after he guided them to safety this season and the club have moved very quickly following the end of the season to appoint a new boss. It was clear that Hammers fans would not take kindly to another choice for manager that they were not happy about …