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Cascarino Compares West Ham Winger To Bale And Robben

Former striker Tony Cascarino has compared West Ham winger Andriy Yarmolenko’s playing style to Gareth Bale and Arjen Robben. The Ukrainian international plays on the right-hand side but usually cuts in to shoot with his stronger left foot, and the ex Irish international says the way he plays is akin to the two superstars: “Yarmolenko …

‘Bossed the Show’ – These West Ham Fans Hail Teenager’s Commanding Display Against Everton

West Ham’s Declan Rice performed very well in the holding midfield role against Everton yesterday. Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini went with a more defensive minded midfield trio with the 19-year-old lining up alongside captain Mark Noble and Pedro Obiang at Goodison Park. Despite being far more inexperienced than the other two central midfielders, Rice was …

Noble Reveals Some “Home Truths” Were Told In West Ham Dressing Room After Wolves Defeat

West Ham captain Mark Noble has said that he made his feelings very clear to his teammates following the club’s last Premier League defeat to Wolves. The 31-year-old was on the bench for the 1-0 loss at the London Stadium, but that didn’t stop the midfielder heading into the changing room after the game to …

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 …

Cottee Delivers Scathing Verdict On West Ham’s Start To The Season

Former West Ham striker Tony Cottee believes the Irons are already in a battle for Premier League survival despite the campaign only being four games old. Manuel Pellegrini’s side have failed to get a single point from their opening league fixtures, conceding ten goals in the process, and the ex-Hammers star thinks the next three matches …

Robert Snodgrass says he is relishing playing under Manuel Pellegrini

Robert Snodgrass says he is relishing playing under manager Manuel Pellegrini, despite the club’s slow start to the season.  Snodgrass returned to West Ham during the summer after spending last season on-loan with Aston Villa, and has already instated himself as one of the Pellegrini’s favourites, starting four of the club’s five games this season. …

West Ham Defender’s Contract Talks Stall After Club Refuse To Offer £30k A Week

West Ham defender Declan Rice’s contract talks with the club have stalled, according to the Claret & Hugh. The website reports that the 19-year-old wants a basic wage of £30k a week but the Hammers are only looking to offer £18k a week up front, with a possible rise to £30k based on the number …

West Ham fans campaign to give young striker first-team call-up

West Ham United fans believe youngster Xande Silva should be given a chance in the first-team after his brilliant start to the Premier League 2 season. Silva joined the Hammers in the summer from Portuguese side Vitoria Guimaraes, and has settled quickly into life at his new club. The 21-year-old striker has netted five goals in his …

West Ham defender eyeing Emirates triumph

Ryan Fredericks says winning at Arsenal this weekend would be the perfect way to kick start the Hammers season. Manuel Pellegrini’s side have lost both of their opening games of the season to Liverpool and Bournemouth, and currently sit 19th in Premier League. But Fredericks, who joined the Hammers from Fulham earlier in the summer, …

Manuel Pellegrini slams West Ham fans for leaving early during Bournemouth defeat

Manuel Pellgrini has criticised West Ham fans who left the London Stadium early during the weekend’s defeat to Bournemouth. The Hammers were pegged back from 1-0 up to lose 2-1 on Saturday, with two second-half goals in the space of six minute from Callum Wilson and Steve Cook sealing all three points from the visitors. …

Fabianski explains how West Ham must improve after Bournemouth defeat

Lukasz Fabianski says West Ham must be ‘more balanced’ if they are to improve on the past two week’s results, but that the fans must be patient with the club’s new players. The Hammers have endured a difficult start to the new campaign, first losing to Liverpool 4-0 on the opening weekend before again losing …

Pellegrini disappointed as West Ham sink to 4-0 defeat at Anfield

Manuel Pellegrini says he is ‘disappointed’ with his side’s performance in the 4-0 defeat at Anfield earlier this afternoon, and insists they must in the final third if they are to have a successful season. Pellegrini, who was taking charge of his first competitive game as West Ham boss, watched on helplessly from the sidelines …

West Ham complete ninth signing of the summer

West Ham have completed the £4 million signing of Arsenal striker Lucas Perez. Perez, who becomes the Hammers’ ninth signing of the summer, joins the club on a three-year deal following a two season spell in North London, the most recent of switch he spent on-loan in Spain with Deportivo La Coruna. “I’m very happy …

West Ham fans react to Lucas Perez rumours

West Ham fans have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts as the Hammers near the signing of Arsenal’s Lucas Perez. Perez has been told he can leave The Emirates this summer by manager Unai Emery, with the striker not part of the Spaniard’s plans this season. Lazio and Deportivo La Coruna have been linked …

Mark Noble hails West Ham’s pre-season ahead of Premier League opener

Mark Noble has hailed West Ham’s pre-season campaign as successful and says he hopes the Hammers can take their good form into their Premier League opener on Sunday. Manuel Pellegrini’s side face a huge test this weekend when they travel to Anfield to take on Liverpool. The Reds are among the favourites to lift the …

Hammers fans thank Kouyate as midfielder crosses the capital

West Ham United fans have taken to Twitter to say thank you to Cheikhou Kouyate after the midfielder completed his £9.5 million move to Crystal Palace. The Senegal international joined the Eagles earlier this week on a four-year deal, bringing to an end his four year stint with the Hammers. Kouyate joined West Ham in …

Harry Redknapp backs Hammers for top half finish this season after brilliant summer of transfers

Former West Ham boss Harry Redknapp predicts the Hammers will finish ‘7th or 8th’ in the Premier League next term after a busy summer in the transfer market. Redknapp’s former club have signed seven new players, including paying a club record fee for Brazilian Felipe Anderson, and have also appointed a new manager in the …

Hammers fans torn over links with Porto ace

West Ham United fans are torn over links with Porto’s £22million rated striker Moussa Marega. Marega scoured 23 times last season to help fire Porto to the Liga NOS title, and attracted attention from across Europe with his powerful displays up-top. Aston Villa, Everton and Chelsea have all been linked with a move for the Mali …

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