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Hammers ready to hit Sakho hard!

Diafra Sakho will tomorrow meet  Slaven Bilic at the Rush Green Training Ground and should he choose not to turn up will be fined a week’s wages – £27k. And that would come on top of the £54k the club will take from him his monthly pay cheque for his trip to France which resulted […]

Financial details of the transfer window revealed

A senior source close to the club has revealed the true investment this summer spending insisting claimed transfer fees received this summer or wages released have often been inflated in media reports while inbound wages of new players were often under estimated. Given the chance to reveal the true figures the senior source revealed: Summer […]

Last minute Barca demand kills Gomes deal

Exclusive by Hugh Southon West Ham tonight missed out “at the death” on a deal that would have brought Barcelona’s Andre Gomes to the London Stadium. The Spanish giants changed an agreed deal at the last moment to include a clause which was entirely from left field with next to no negotiating time left. The […]

Sakho saga continues at the London Stadium

The wantaway Senegal striker met briefly with West Ham club secretary Andrew Pincher late this evening despite being told no directors were available to meet with him and there was no point in coming in. Pincher again confirmed to the striker in person his previous phone conversation from the afternoon that no directors were present […]

Hammers reveal new Sakho twist

Stories arriving out of Sky Sports News this evening that Diafra Sakho turned up at the London Stadium to discuss personal issues have been denied by West Ham. In fact the striker had rung the club and been told that none of the directors were able to see him as they were in various parts of […]

Sakho arrives at LS wanting to discuss “personal issues”

Diafra Sakho turned up at the London Stadium this afternoon wanting to discuss “personal issues” with West Ham officials. The report came from Sky Sports man on the West Ham deadline day watch Michael Weightman who confirmed the ClaretandHugh story which revealed that he had first driven to Chelmsford Racecourse where agent Mark McKay watched […]

Spurs given free run for West Ham target

Spurs are today discussing a potential deal to sign Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes, according to Sky Sports. The 24-year-old has been offered out by Barcelona, who want to sell some players, ahead of the transfer deadline. Spurs remain interested in Barkley but have been put off making a move for him in this window due […]

There was a race to see who could get out the door first

Darren Randolph knew he had to get out of West Ham for the good of his career stating there was a race to see who could get out the door first. Randolph told The 42 website in Ireland: “I heard about Joe Hart coming in at the end of last season, I went away on […]

Hammers look to Arsenal for loan

Samuel Lovett in the Independent has suggested West Ham are considering a season-long loan move for West Ham boy hood fan Jack Wilshere. He claims the Hammers have made contact with Arsenal over the 25-year-old but have yet to submit a formal bid as they wait on the Sporting Lisbon player and an unlikely U-turn. Slaven […]

Harry has last laugh on West Ham striker target

Former West Ham manager Harry Redknapp appears to be close to signing Hammers target Jota Jota is currently at Birmingham City’s training ground finalising his move from Brentford, the Birmingham Mail claims. Redknapp has agreed to pay Brentford an initial £6million fee for the Spanish playmaker, a deal that could eventually rise to a club record […]