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Balbuena, Haller, And Anderson In, Snodgrass, Ogbonna And Hernandez Out: West Ham’s Predicted Line Up To Play Watford

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With Felipe Anderson, Sebastien Haller and Mark Noble all returning to first-team training this week, manager Manuel Pellegrini will have some selection dilemmas ahead of West Ham’s trip to Watford. Club captain Noble has only just returned from a number of weeks out with a dead leg so he is likely to be named on …

Lawrenson Delivers His Verdict Over Who Will Come Out On Top Between West Ham And Watford

Mark Lawrenson

TV pundit Mark Lawrenson believes West Ham will continue to struggle on the road against Watford. The Hammers won just six of their 19 matches away from home last campaign, and the former Liverpool defender thinks they won’t get any points at Vicarage Road this weekend: “These are two teams who have not won a …

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 …

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 …

West Ham Battling Watford And Spanish Clubs For Juventus Winger Juan Cuadrado

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West Ham are interested in signing Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado, according to reports in Italy. The Hammers are not the only team keen on the Colombian, though, with Watford, Sevilla and Valencia all keeping tabs on the wide man. Juve are said to be willing to offload Cuadrado but their priority would be to use …

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 …

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

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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 …

‘World Class… Said No One Ever’ ‘Shocking’ West Ham Fans On Twitter Question Summer Move For Ex Liverpool Star

Joe Allen

West Ham are interested in signing Stoke City midfielder Joe Allen in the summer, according to reports in the English media. The former Liverpool and Swansea City player is also being targeted by Watford with the Potters making significant changes to their squad after a disappointing season in the Championship. Fans on Twitter are questioning …

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 …

Lawrenson Predicts Who Will Come Out On Top Between West Ham And Cardiff Tomorrow

Mark Lawrenson

TV pundit Mark Lawrenson believes West Ham are a much-improved side based on their performances lately. The Hammers have won two, drawn two and lost one of their last five games, moving them up to ninth in the league table. Lawrenson thinks Manuel Pellegrin’s side are on an upward trajectory while their opponents tomorrow, Cardiff, …

‘Huge’ ‘It’s Looking So Good for West Ham’ – Fans On Social Media Delighted As Star Makes Comeback For U23s

West Ham defender Fabian Balbuena made his long-awaited comeback from a knee injury as he started for the Under 23s against Blackburn Rovers last night. The Hammers lost 3-1 on the night but the Paraguayan would have been delighted to get back on the pitch. Supporters on Twitter were happy to see Balbuena’s return to …

West Ham Vying With Serie A Giants For £30m Rated Spanish Ace

West Ham have made an enquiry about signing Watford winger Gerard Deulofeu, according to reports in the English media. The Spaniard has also been the subject of interest from AC Milan who are said to have tabled a bid of £22m for the 24-year-old. Deulofeu joined the Serie A club on a six-month loan deal …

West Ham Among Three Premier League Sides Chasing French Ace

Gregoire Defrel

West Ham are one of three Premier League clubs interested in Sampdoria forward Gregoire Defrel, according to reports in Italy. Watford and Fulham are also believed to be keen on the Frenchman, in addition to Serie A side Atalanta. Sampdoria have recently signed Manolo Gabbiadini from Southampton and deem Defrel surplus to requirements. The 27-year-old …

West Ham Suffer Another Major Injury Setback After Defender Undergoes Surgery

West Ham will be without centre-back Fabian Balbuena for two months after the player underwent surgery. The Paraguayan international sustained a knee injury in the 2-0 home defeat to Watford back in December, not long after conceding a penalty during the game. It was hoped that Balbuena was closing in on a return to full …

West Ham In Three Team Battle To Land £9m Rated Barcelona Playmaker

West Ham have enquired about signing Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez, according to Sport. The Catalan newspaper reports that the Hammers are one of three Premier League teams who are interested in the 24-year-old with Watford and Everton also said to be keen. Reports in recent weeks have also linked the player with Chelsea and Arsenal. …

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 …