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West Ham striker bids of £44m rejected

According to Jason Burt in the Telegraph,  West Ham have failed in club record bids for the Cologne striker Anthony Modeste and the Villarreal forward Cedric Bakambu. Telegraph Sport says that the Hammers has made offers of 25million euros (£22million) for each of the two forward players which is more than the £20.7m they paid […]

Possible Oliver Giroud breakthrough

Arsenal are said to be close to agreeing on a deal to sign former West Ham transfer target Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon. Lacazette’s move is expected to be for a club-record fee of around £50m. Last season Lacazette was at his most prolific as he found the net 28 times in Ligue 1, a tally bettered […]

Loyal Walcott to stay at Arsenal

Reports claim that Wenger as no intention of selling Theo Walcott to West Ham or anyone else this summer as he remains firmly part of his plans for next season. Walcott is the current longest serving player at Arsenal having joined as a 16-year-old and he keen to see out his career at the Gunners. […]

Lewin orders medical shakeup at West Ham

West Ham’s new Head of Medical Services Gary Lewin is understood to have already started a shake-up of his medical team with one club doctor reportedly already gone from his staff. It is understood that Dr. Tamim Khanbhai -the Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust – is no longer employed […]

Ogbonna signs new five year contract

Angelo Ogbonna has signed a new long-term deal with West Ham which sees him commit his future to the Club until 2022. The centre-back, who signed for the Club in 2015 from Italian champions Juventus, has put pen-to-paper on a five-year deal ahead of the Hammers’ second campaign at London Stadium. The defender has already returned […]

Fletcher on his future

Ashley Fletcher remains dedicated to showing himself as a first team player as his futurecomes under scrutiny at West Ham The young striker has been linked with a move away from the club this summer  aas the Hammers look to make bid summer signings up front. But Fletcher remains entirely unfazed declaring: “It was the same […]

Poll: Fans deliver Cresswell v Masuaku verdict

West Ham fans appear to fancy the prospect of Arthur Masuaku starting the season ahead on the Hammers international Aaron Cresswell. Masuaku was outstanding when replacing the Hammers England international when called up by Slaven Bilic last season although the former Hammer of the Year ended the season in excellent form. However, the  24 year […]

Report: Hammers and Spurs interested in Hernandez

West Ham and Spurs are claimed to be holding a keen interest in Javier Hernandez according to  German newspaper Bild. The former Manchester United hitman is out of contract with Bayer Leverkusen hitman next summer and it is claimed the club could entertain offers for the 29-year-old. The newspaper adds that he could even be […]

London Stadium flags replaced by screens

London Stadium owners have installed a new continuous LED banner advertising screen across the gaps between the lower and upper tiers where supporters flags hung last season. Operators London Stadium 185 say they are open to the idea of displaying digital flags on the new advertising LED ribbon in the middle tier and they say screen space will be […]

Hammers inch closer on Iheanacho deal

West Ham have inched closer to a deal for Kelechi Iheanacho by accepting Manchester City’s requirement for a buyback clause to be agreed. The problem establishing his legal representation along with the buy back clause are the two major issues facing the Irons as they bid to bring the exciting striker to the east end. The […]