10m euro fine for Hammers target


lassana-diarra-real-madridAccording to reports in Italy, Lassana Diarra has told he must pay a 10 million Euro penalty to Lokomotiv Moscow in a long running contractual dispute with his former club.

It is understood the player has already lodged an appeal with the lawyer Jean Luis Dupont, made famous for the Bosman case. Diarra claims that Lokomotiv Moscow management wanted to change his contract. He refused and got fired by the club.

Lassana Diarra is thought to be training with West Ham in hope of securing a permanent contract in the summer and to keep up his fitness levels. He is good friends with Hammer’s head of medicine Stijn Vandenbroucke, with whom he previously worked at Anzhi Makhachkala.

The 29-year-old Frenchman was previously  played  for Chelsea, Arsenal and Real Madrid has been linked with a move to Celtic or QPR.

There remains a possability that Diarra could be West Ham’s first signing of the summer if FIFA gives him clearance to play. Earlier this season Diarra has claimed his move to West Ham had been blocked by the game’s ruling body.

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  • bubs says:

    He must pay the money ? Not who ever signs him ?
    Looks like a pain before we even get him signed,
    Let’s hope he leaves all the baggage behind and comes to play

  • Quickdraw says:

    Maybe we could get the £6m NCS/BFS has wrongly taken from us over the last two years and put it towards the bill

  • Michael Miller says:

    What’s he a Barrack Room Lawyer? – will he rock the boat?

  • hammer4life says:

    I don’t like this guy as a player. We certainly do not want all the baggae that comes with him. No thanks.

  • TysonM says:

    He has talent,played at many big clubs,but he reminds me a little of Song,he flatters to decieve alot of the time,which is why he gets moved on quite a bit.

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