Carl Jenkinson – who is set to be West Ham’s sixth signing of the summer – is in trouble after a video emerged while he was in New York for pre-season training.
Sam Allardyce seems confident he is in no imminent danger of the sack.
Stuttgart defender Antonio Rudiger has confirmed ClaretandHugh’s story from two weeks ago that he is unlikely to be making a move to Upton Park.
There are rumours that Southampton are weighing up a bid for West Ham centre back Winston Reid as a direct replacement for Dejan Lovren who they sold to Liverpool for £20m. Reid has turned down a £60,000 per week five year contract on offer from West Ham with just a year remaining on his existing contract. Southampton may look to use part of their windfall to tempt West Ham cut their losses before he leaves for free next summer. No bids or inquires have been received by West Ham to date for Reid but that could soon change as the Saints look to rebuild their squad from the ground up.
There’s an old saying in journalism which still rings true: “You are only as good as the questions you ask!”
48 years ago today England won football’s World Cup for their first time and only time.
A crowd of 93,000 spectators – including the Queen and Prince Phillip – filled London’s Wembley Stadium to watch the host nation play West Germany in the final game of the 1966 championships.
Sam Allardyce has made it clear that so long as Ravel Morrison gets to grips with “the discipline side of the game” he will get his West Ham chance this season.
West Ham will ensure they have an option to buy Carl Jenkinson attached to the loan deal they are currently negotiating with the Arsenal player.
Sam Allardyce has claimed the Irons tour of New Zealand was “a trip too far.”