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New Irons striker worries

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Carlton Cole may be back in action against Southampton this weekend after manager Sam Allardyce revealed that Diafra Sakho has suffered a back injury. Cole may have expected his appearances to be few and far between with the arrival of the Frenchman and Enner Valencia but instead is becoming a regular. Allardyce explained that Valencia […]

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Red hot keeper on Irons radar

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West Ham are keen to sign Southend first choice keeper Daniel Bentley according to his girlfriend on social media today. The wannabe WAG posted ‘West Ham want to sign my boyfriend, Premier League here we come!’ Shrimpers goalkeeper Daniel Bentley is also being considered for an England under 21 call-up after he was recently watched […]

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German midfielder linked with Hammers

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Werder Bremen Attacking midfielder Ludovic Obraniak is attracting interest from the Hammers, according to L’Equipe. The Poland international, who was born in France, has reportedly been told he is no longer in the plans of Bremen who he joined earlier this year. Prior to joining Bremen, Ludovic said “To me, it was England or Germany, otherwise I […]

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Troubled Rennes defender linked with Hammers

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Rennes’ central defender Jean Armel Kana Biyik is in talks to join the Hammers according to L’Equipe. The player recently held talks with Palermo and has been linked with Arsenal, Hull City and Crystal Palace in recent weeks. Rennes have made it obviously clear that they have no intention of holding onto the player this transfer […]

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Hammers on QPR/Diame link

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Mo Diame’s future still looks locked into West Ham despite new reports that he could be on his way to Queens Park Rangers. A newspaper story emerged this morning claiming that the Senegal midfielder could become a late transfer window target for Loftus Road boss Harry Redknapp. The report claims the former Hammers boss has […]

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Mexes spurns Hammers

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AC Milan defender Philippe Mexes has apparently rejected a move to the Hammers according to Italian media outlet Il Corriere dello Sport. They claim the Hammers agreed a loan with AC Milan, but 32-year-old Mexes has decided to stay in Italy. Manchester United were linked to him last week as an alternative to Roma centre-back Mehdi Benatia. Mexes […]

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Sullivan wishes Maiga well

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West Ham co owner David Sullivan has wished Modibo Maiga well as he leaves the club for a season-long spell at Metz. The striker – as  revealed by ClaretandHugh  several days ago – has finally made his move across the channel. And co-chairman Sullivan – speaking to us exclusively today said: “We wish him well, […]

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No panic – we were just unlucky

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In the sober light of day my overall impression was we were a tad unlucky on the night. And don’t need to over react at being ceremoniously dumped out of the Carling Cup by a League one side writes Sean Whetstone. Last night’s game, billed as a £260m grudge match by one paper never materialised, […]

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Maiga joins Metz on one season loan

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Modibo Maiga has joined Metz on a one-year loan deal with an option to buy, the French Ligue 1 outfit announced on their website this morning since confirmed by WHUFC.com. Maiga spent the second half of last season loaned out to Queen Park Rangers but failed to make an impact and returned to the Hammers […]

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Sam hails heroic keeper

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Manager Sam Allardyce heaped praise on Sheffield United goalkeeper Mark Howard following the second round Capital One Cup defeat by the League One club. He believes we still had ourselves to blame for the defeat but that they found a stopper playing beyond anybody’s expectations. Having seen his team go out of one of the […]