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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 …

West Ham Involved In Six Team Battle For £14.8m Rated Australian Playmaker

Aaron Mooy

West Ham have joined five other teams in pursuing Huddersfield Town playmaker Aaron Mooy, according to SBS World Game. The website reports the Terriers will demand 27million Australian dollars (£14.8m) for the midfielder. In addition to the Hammers, Wolves, Watford, Newcastle, Leicester and Southampton are also considering bids for Mooy, but there have yet to …

Watford V West Ham: Team News, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Hammers Flag

West Ham still have something to play for on the final day. If they beat Watford at Vicarage Road this weekend, they will leapfrog the Hornets into tenth place. After some good recent away performances, Hammers fans will be confident about this matchup, especially with Watford having an FA Cup final coming up. West Ham …

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 …

Greek Giants Offer Deal To West Ham Star Who Could Leave On A Free Transfer This Summer

Olympiakos have made an offer to West Ham midfielder Samir Nasri, according to reports in Greece. The Frenchman has a contract at the London Stadium until the end of the season, but he has only played six games since his debut back in January due to a calf injury. Nasri was reportedly fit for last …

‘Cockney Pirlo’ ‘Been Class Last Few Games’ Fans On Social Media Credit Key Man For West Ham’s Recent Form

Mark Noble

West Ham captain Mark Noble was in imperious form against Southampton at the weekend. The 31-year-old delivered a pinpoint through ball for Marko Arnautovic to score the opening goal on 16 minutes and has been extremely consistent in recent matches. Supporters on Twitter think Noble deserves a lot of praise for the Hammers’ recent form: …

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 …

‘Has The Penny Finally Dropped’ ‘Ya Think?’ – Fans Not Convinced As West Ham Star Promises A Change In Attitude

West Ham striker Javier Hernandez has promised that the players are doing all they can to improve their consistency levels. The Hammers suffered a disappointing 2-0 defeat to relegation strugglers Cardiff last time out, and the Mexican believes it’s up to the team to change their mindset so they play with the same attitude against …

Crystal Palace V West Ham – Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

West Ham would have taken a lot of confidence from Monday’s draw against Liverpool but they will want to back that up with another good performance against Crystal Palace. The Eagles have been in good form recently, having beaten Tottenham in the FA Cup, drawn away at Southampton with ten men and won at home …

Burnley V West Ham – Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Having ten players out injured didn’t affect West Ham’s ability to secure three points against Southampton last night. An excellent display from Felipe Anderson means Manuel Pellegrini’s side move up to ninth in the table, just five points off sixth place Manchester United. The Hammers are now in a good run of form, having won …

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

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini would have been disappointed with the performance against Watford last time out, especially after the Hammers had won four games in a row prior to the defeat. A trip to the South Coast won’t be as easy as it might have been a few weeks ago either with new manager …

West Ham Trail Premier League Rival In Battle To Sign £18m Argentinian Goal Machine

Emiliano Sala

Cardiff City are leading West Ham and other teams in the race to sign Nantes striker Emiliano Sala, according to France Football. The French magazine reports the Bluebirds have already held discussions about signing the Argentinian. The Hammers have reportedly sent scouts to see Sala in action over the past month or so, while Fulham, …

Premier League Team of the Week: West Ham duo the stars as Hammers deny Chelsea

Liverpool made it five wins out of five as they swept aside Southampton 3-0 on Saturday to go top of the Premier League table. Chelsea drew with West Ham, ending their perfect start to the new campaign, whilst Manchester City made slight work of Cardiff, beating Neil Warnock’s side 5-0 to stay level with the …

Marko Arnautovic admits delight in scoring against former boss’ new side

Marko Arnautovic has admitted he enjoyed scoring against his former boss Mark Hughe’s Southampton at the weekend. The Austrian hit a brilliant brace in West Ham’s 3-1 win over Hughe’s side on Saturday afternoon to lift the Hammers further adrift of the Premier League relegation’s zone. And Arnautovic – who played under Hughes at Stoke …

Southampton: The Biggest Game of the Season

On 31st March, West Ham will entertain Southampton at the London Stadium in what the media lover to term a ‘relegation six-pointer’. However, the hyperbole is probably justified this time because both clubs are in dire need of a win. At the moment Southampton occupy 18th spot, two points and one place below West Ham …

We have Liverpool’s ‘dangerous’ front three ‘too many chances’ says West Ham star

Mo salah and Sadio Mane

West Ham United defender Pablo Zabaleta says he believes his side were the master of their own downfall at the weekend by giving Liverpool front-three “too many chances” in front of goal. The Reds’ trio of Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane – who have attracted many plaudits for their performances this season – …

Fonte not bothered by ‘ignorant’ comments

West Ham United defender Jose Fonte has decided not to react negatively to comments made by Hammers co-owner David Sullivan, who said last week that his children had ‘begged him not to sign’ the Portuguese centre-back. Sullivan made the claims in an interview with the Guardian, also saying Robert Snodgrass was a player his children …

Southampton vs West Ham Match Preview and Predictions

West Ham travel to Southampton this weekend in search of their first points of the new season. The Hammers opened their campaign with a 4-0 thumping at the hands of Manchester United, a result that was entirely unexpected given their success in this summer’s transfer market. Southampton on the other hand started their season with …