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Pellegrini speaks out over transfer rumour

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini has revealed that the club turned down the chance to sign Yaya Toure this summer. Toure had been a free agent after leaving Manchester City at the end of last season, and underwent a medical in London this week which sent fans of all Premier League club’s into meltdown. Toure’s …

Pellegrini admits Rice has a tough call to make over his international future

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini has admitted teenager Declan Rice has a tough call to make over which country he chooses to represent internationally. The teenage defender is one of the brightest prospects at the London Stadium, and has already played some football this season under the Chilean boss. He is almost certain to play …

Are West Ham in danger of relegation this season?

The odds on West Ham being relegated have dropped after they suffered a third straight defeat to cap a miserable start to the new season. The Hammers had a difficult fixture list to begin their campaign, and they were always unlikely to have much joy in trips to Anfield and The Emirates. But the 2-1 …

Felipe Anderson hails ‘wonderful’ time at West Ham so far

West Ham United record signing Felipe Anderson has insisted that he is loving life at the club so far having joined from Lazio in the summer. The Hammers forked out over £40m for his services during the transfer window, making him the most expensive player at the club – who were extremely active in the …

Pellegrini: I don’t know why Arsenal allowed Wilshere to leave

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini is confused as to why Arsenal allowed Jack Wilshere to leave the club on a free transfer this summer. Wilshere left the Gunners after spending 17 years at the club, and joined the Hammers for nothing as they attempt to reach a European Cup spot in the league by signing …

Pellegrini insists that the Hammers will improve

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini says his team are on the right path and will improve in the coming weeks. The Hammers have lost both of their opening Premier League games so far this season, suffering a 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Liverpool followed by a 2-1 defeat to Bournemouth. It leaves West Ham …

West Ham vs Arsenal – Match Preview and Predicted XI

West Ham United take on Arsenal this Saturday at the Emirates, with both sides desperately in search of their first victories of the season. The Hammers lost on their opening day of the Premier League campaign 4-0 to title challengers Liverpool, before being defeated by Bournemouth last weekend despite being a goal to the good …

Fabianski calls for calm after poor start

West Ham United goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski has insisted that fans must be patient this season as they learn the ropes under new manager Manuel Pellegrini. The Hammers have had a poor start to the season so far, suffering back-to-back defeats as they lost 4-0 to Liverpool before throwing away a one goal lead to lose …

Pellegrini denies Toure transfer rumours

West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini has played down rumours surrounding the potential addition of Yaya Toure to the side. Toure has been a free agent after leaving Manchester City at the end of last season, spending 8 glorious years at the Etihad where he will be remembered as one of their greatest ever stars. …

Wilshere has high hopes for Lucas Perez

West Ham United midfielder Jack Wilshere says he is excited to be joined up once again alongside former Arsenal teammate Lucas Perez. The Spaniard joined West Ham this summer following an unsuccessful time at the Gunners, where he was often utilised as a substitute. He signed for the Hammers for a reported fee of just …

Felipe Anderson admits he is working hard to adapt to the Premier League

West Ham United record signing Felipe Anderson has admitted he is having to work harder than ever in order to adapt to the different style of football that is played in England. Having been a star player for Lazio in Italy, Anderson made his £40m mega move to the Hammers this summer, where he has …

Twitter Reacts: Jack Wilshere’s woeful Hammers debut

West Ham United’s brilliant summer transfer window has brought all sorts of excitement to the club as the new season gets underway. The Hammers brought in no less than ten stars in order to help fight for a place in Europe next season, spending around £100m in the process. As well as bringing in a …

Sky Sports pundit hails West Ham’s summer business

Arsenal legend and Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has praised the transfer business conducted by West Ham this summer, saying that the club have ‘put their money where their mouth is’. The Hammers made ten major signings this summer, splashing out over £100m and smashing their previous record for transfer fee paid when they signed …

Hammers can reach the top four, says striker

West Ham United striker Javier Hernandez has insisted that the club can finish in the top four of the Premier League this season. The Hammers fought hard against relegation last season after a torrid time at the club. They parted company with manager Slaven Bilic after just 11 league games, before bringing in David Moyes …

Pellegrini happy with Hammers’ transfer business, but wants two more signings

West Ham United boss Manuel Pellegrini has expressed his delight over the club’s fantastic summer transfer business. The Hammers have been one of the more busier teams in the transfer window, bringing in eight new players as well as still trying to get two further deals over the line before Thursday’s deadline. Deals for Ryan …

Hammers set to sign Arsenal star!

West Ham United are reportedly close to agreeing a deal to bring Arsenal striker Lucas Perez to the club. The forward is strongly linked with a move away from the Emirates this summer, after a fairly unsuccessful time at the club since signing two seasons ago for a fee of around £17m. Perez was prolific …

Hammers complete their eighth signing of the summer!

West Ham United have completed the signing of 21-year-old Portuguese forward Xande Silva on a three-year deal from Vitoria de Guimaraes. The youngster has represented Portugal at every level from the U15s to U20s, and has joined the Hammers for a reported fee of around £2m. The Hammers unveiled the forward on Thursday and confirmed …

Hammers close in on FOUR more signings!

West Ham United are reportedly chasing the quadruple signings of Portuguese Primeira Liga stars Moussa Marega, Yacine Brahimi, Joao Felix and Xande Silva. The Hammers have been one of the more busier sides in the Premier League with regards to transfers this summer, having made 7 very impressive signings so far. But it seems Manuel …