Sean Whetstone

Barkley rumour rubbished

Reports in the Sunday Star repeated by other papers this morning that the Hammers are lining up a bid for Roos Barkley are likely to be pure speculation as West Ham concentrates on striker targets.Barkley will enter the final year of his Everton contract next month and is yet to agree terms over an extension […]

No to Jordan Pickford

A report in the Sun that West Ham want to sign Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford and use Adrian as a makeweight in a deal worth around £25million is completely wide of the mark. The tabloid claims that Hammers boss Slaven Bilic is happy to allow his Spanish stopper to leave despite signing a new contract […]

PSG to rival Hammers for Martial

PSG are thought to be preparing a bid to bring Manchester United’s Anthony Martial back to France.  Reports in France suggest they are prepared to pay €50 million (£43.5m) for the 21-year-old. The Frenchman believes Jose Mourinho is using him as a scapegoat for what went wrong at Old Trafford last season and is attempting to […]

Gold: ‘There is no such thing as a ‘free’ transfer’

West Ham Joint-Chairman David Gold has hit back at supporters that claimed we got Pablo Zabaleta on the cheap telling them There is no such thing as a ‘free transfer’. Signing on bonuses, large agent commission fees and larger wages are all common practice in so-called ‘free transfers’ and Zabaleta will have been no different. The […]

London Stadium under going further transformation

One of the reasons that West Ham’s new signing Zabaleta was photographed on the London Eye instead of the London Stadium is the stadium currently resembles a building site again.  The stadium car park and a section of land outside of Pudding Mill Lane DLR station are full of sections of seats as the stadium is […]

Champions stones supporters stuck in limbo

Supporters who bought Champions Stones after March 2016 are still waiting for them to be installed some 14 months later. Over 12,000 stones were installed at Champions Place outside the London Stadium before the 14th March cut-off but thousands of supporters who purchased stones after that date have been left in limbo. West Ham hopes to install […]

West Ham and the £58m player

Reports over the past few days have suggested that West Ham could make a cheeky bid for Manchester United’s Anthony Martial over the summer. Martial has scored 15 goals in 56 Premier League appearances since joining the Red Devils in the Summer of 2015 from Monaco for £42.5m (€50m). Details of Martial’s contract were leaked earlier this […]

Newham breaks promise on London Stadium jobs

Just over one fifth of people employed in casual and full-time contracts at the London Stadium are Newham residents, figures have revealed in a Freedom of Information published by the Newham Recorder. Only 247 out of 1,207 people employed at the Stratford venue in February 2017 were from Newham – equating to 20.5 per cent […]

No deal on Valencia transfer

Everton are ready to pass up on the chance to sign Enner Valencia on a permanent deal claim the Liverpool Echo this afternoon. Everton signed the 27-year-old on a season-long loan from the Hammers in August with the option of buying him in a transfer worth around £10million to the Irons. The ECHO says that […]

Official: Zabaleta deal done

West Ham have officially announced their first signing of the summer on WHUFC.com later today. And it should come as no surprise that Pablo Zabaleta has signed a two-year contract after agreeing with the personal terms with the Hammers. Zabaleta earned £90,000 per week at Manchester City and his total package with the Irons is said to be similar […]