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West Ham reveal private emails sent to Sporting

West Ham United have revealed emails sent to Sporting Lisbon that show the Hammers’ failed offer for William Carvalho. Sky Sports News revealed the content of the emails, which confirmed they offered £22.85m for Carvalho, plus add-ons. The Hammers wanted to pay three instalments for the player over 24 months and add a 10 per …

West Ham to take legal action over transfer fiasco

West Ham are preparing to sue a Sporting Lisbon official for libel after he claimed the Hammers did not make an offer for midfielder William Carvalho during this summer’s transfer window. West Ham were chasing the Portuguese midfielder all summer and submitted a club-record bid for the player, but the move fell through after Sporting’s …

Rival club dispute West Ham’s claims on summer midfield target

West Ham have endured a dramatic few months, with the club doing very well to land Joe Hart, Marko Arnautovic, Pablo Zabaleta and Javier Hernandez but also missing out on key midfield targets. The Hammers were very public in their pursuit of Sporting Lisbon ace William Carvalho, whilst co-chairman David Sullivan remarkably revealed yesterday that …

West Ham chief remarkably reveals Bilic turned down two top-targets

West Ham endured a difficult Deadline Day as the Hammers failed to complete a deal for a central midfielder that many believed Slaven Bilic’s side needed, having been unsuccessful in their quest to land William Carvalho. The Sporting Lisbon midfielder was widely reported to be edging towards a move to the Premier League but West …

The Deadline Day business West Ham could complete

West Ham have enjoyed a dramatic transfer window, with the Hammers doing remarkably well to land Marko Arnautovic, Javier Hernandez, Joe Hart and Pablo Zabaleta- four players who significantly bolster their side, However, those signings have not improved the fortune of Slaven Bilic’s side this season as the Hammers enter the international break having won …

West Ham provide William Carvalho transfer update

West Ham United vice-president Karen Brady has given an update on the transfer negotiations for midfielder William Carvalho. The Portuguese midfielder has been linked with a move to the Hammers this summer from Sporting Lisbon, but agreeing a fee seems to be the biggest stumbling block with West Ham offering £25m and Sporting wanting £40m. …

West Ham need to find their identity ahead of trip to Southampton

West Ham United endured a disappointing result on the opening day of the Premier League season, although it was always going to be difficult to get a result against Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United at Old Trafford. It still stands as a debut to forget for goalkeeper Joe Hart and full-back Pablo Zabaleta in particular, whilst …

A very noticeable hole needs filling after West Ham’s heavy defeat

West Ham’s new-look side didn’t get off to the best of starts in the Premier League this weekend as they were dispatched decisively by Manchester United, enduring a 4-0 defeat that leaves them rooted to the bottom of the table. There’s certainly a lot more to come from the Hammers side though and they’ll have …

Carvalho is a signing that can take West Ham to the next level

West Ham have enjoyed a fantastic summer so far, bringing in Joe Hart, Pablo Zabaleta, Marko Arnautovic and Javier Hernandez, but the next signing potentially arriving at the London Stadium could eclipse all of the business done so far. The Telegraph is one of many outlets reporting today that West Ham have submitted a club-record bid …