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Official: West Ham sign a striker

West Ham have officially confirmed the signing of centre forward Jordan Hugill. The 25-year-old arrives in east London from Championship club Preston North End after putting pen to paper on a four-and-a-year contract for a combined fee of around £10m. The Middlesbrough-born striker told WHUFC.com “I’m absolutely delighted! It’s been a long day, but to get […]

West Ham director accused of racism on signing policy

West Ham United have left themselves open to accusations of racism and potentially unlawful discrimination after telling agents in the transfer window that they don’t want to sign any more African players. In an email printed by the Daily Mail, recruitment director to the board, Tony Henry Henry wrote of an unnamed player: ‘We don’t want […]

Noble slams Antonio’s disrespect for team mates

Mark Noble has claimed Michail Antonio has shown his fellow team-mates “disrespect” by failing to show up for a pre-match meeting on time. His late arrival meant the player was public dropped by David Moyes who explained his actions in the post-match press conference. Noble said: “That’s the manager’s decision. It sets his stall out […]

Announce Jordan Hugill

West Ham insiders say that the club has completed the signing of Preston North End’s top goal scorer Jordan Hugill. The 25-year-old striker has cost West Ham around £9m. A late bloomer, he started his career in non-league with sides like Seaham Red Star, Consett and Whitby Town and also had a spell at the […]

West Ham transfer target arrives in London to force through deal to Palace

West Ham target Ibrahim Amadou has arrived in London as the Lille captain looks to push through a Premier League move in the coming hours, according  to Sky Sports. Kaveh Solhekol reported on his personal Twitter account on Wednesday evening that Amadou had arrived in London at 19:05 after catching a train from Lille. Solhekol […]

Dendoncker remains in Belgium

Although a club insider says West Ham were still trying to bring Leander Dendoncker this evening they admitted the player remains in Belgium and has yet to undergo any kind of medical. Stories this morning suggested that Anderlecht had immediately rejected a bid for around 20 million euros but our source says negotiations have been carrying on all […]

Six Hammers to depart on loan

West Ham youngster Martin Samuelsen has joined Championship side Burton Albion on loan for the rest of the 2017/18 season the club have announced. West Ham has also officially confirmed that Reece Burke has joined Championship club Bolton Wanderers on a five-month loan agreement. Striker Toni Martinez is expected to join an as yet unnamed Spanish club […]

Official: Ayew departs West Ham

West Ham has officially confirmed that Andre Ayew has signed for Swansea City for an undisclosed fee thought to be £18m plus a further £2m of add-ons. The 28-year-old Ghana international spent 18 months in east London after joining from the Swans in August 2016 for around £21m including add-ons. He notched 12 goals in […]

Oxford, Burke, Cullen updates

Reece Oxford’s West Ham days look to be behind him after David Moyes allowed him to depart for Germany and Borrusia Monchengladbach today. And the teenager will be hoping to pick up his life where he left it by making an immediate return to the Bundesliga side’s first team. David Moyes looks to have called […]

Hammer heads back to Germany

Reece Oxford has returned to Germany on loan with Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach. Oxford featured in three top-flight matches and one German Cup tie before the league’s winter break. The Hammers brought Oxford back to Rush Green in January and he played two FA Cup ties and four minutes of Tuesday’s 1-1 Premier League draw with […]