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Head of recruitment to join Leeds

Martyn Glover, West Ham United’s head of player recruitment, is set to take up the same role at Leeds United according to the Yorkshire evening post. Leeds are said to have approached Glover after pulling out of a deal to appoint Norwich City scout Steve Head as their new head of recruitment earlier this week. Before moving to West Ham, Glover worked as head of recruitment at Blackburn Rovers under Allardyce.

Sullivan jnr reveals Randolph deal

Jack Sullivan has confirmed that Birmingham City keeper Darren Randolph is to join the Hammers.

Hammers explain de Boer link

Frank De Boer- despite being hotly tipped as a big West Ham shout for manager – is not among the club’s front runners.

PDC goal will be on MOTD credits in 30 years’ time

Phil Neville has chosen what he considers to be one of the best goals scored in the Premier League for an article for the BBC. The pundit was asked to pick the best strike of the 2000s, and went with West Ham’s Paolo Di Canio’ss scissor kick against Wimbledon in March 2000.

Moyes moves suggest he’s staying in Spain

Reports that David Moyes may be facing problems which could lead to his departure from Real Sociedad may have been over exaggerated.

Lee takes aim at Europe

Elliot Lee is determined to use his late appearance at Newcastle as a springboard for his Hammers future

Brum keeper available to sign for free

Hammers Goal Keeper target Darren Randolph has turned down a new contract at Birmingham City and appears to be on the verge of joining West Ham on a free transfer. The Republic of Ireland international keeper rejected the club’s offer of a new deal and will depart as a free agent after two years at the club ends on 30th June.

Corden backs Sam as next manager

Comedian James Corden has shown he hasn’t lost his sense of humour after he says he wants Sam Allardyce to be West Ham’s next manager. Asked on social media today who he wanted to be the next West Ham manager, Corden simply answered ‘Big Sam’.

Three Hammers out, one in at QPR

Former Hammers Bobby Zamora and Rio Ferdinand have been released by QPR this week following their relegation to the championship. Both have contracts which expire on 30th June. Mauro Zarate will also be rejoining West Ham after his season long loan with QPR which has come to an end after playing just 71 minutes.

DG waves farewell to striker

David Gold has waved a fond farewell to Carlton Cole.