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Report: Update on key January transfer target

Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron is edging closer to a move to the Premier League, according to a report from El Intransigente. The Paraguay international has been heavily linked with a potential move to England, after lighting up MLS.  In his 69 appearances for Atlanta, he has scored 22 goals and provided 21 assists, marking […]

Report: Villa to sign former Hammer

Aston Villa are set to sign former West Ham defender James Collins, per the Daily Mail. Ginge was our cult hero in east London and took in two spells at the club, first between 2005 and 2009 and then from 2012 to 2018.  He is currently without a club after leaving the Irons at the […]

Geordie protest may give the Irons an edge

Rafa Benitez has told planned Newcastle protesters he is not at the club to tell them what they should or shouldn’t do. Instead the United boss said they will “do what they have to do” to support the team – as a group plans walk-in protests against owner Mike Ashley. The Magpie Group want fans […]

Benitez speaks out on ‘£100m Hammers’

Rafa Benitez is wary of the talent of West Ham after their summer of investment. The Hammers brought in nine players in the summer, including the likes of Jack Wilshere, Felipe Anderson and Andriy Yarmolenko. And Benitez is concerned about the amount of talent in the Hammers’ ranks as Newcastle prepare to welcome Manuel Pellegrini’s […]

Balbuena looking for festive pick-me-up

Fabian Balbuena is confident that West Ham can kick off their festive period with a win over Newcastle this weekend. The defender has been ever present for the Irons thus far this summer, including a goal against Leicester in the 1-1 draw in October. And Balbuena is sure that he and his team-mates have the […]

Pellegini admits a Zabaleta problem

The Hammers left back problem may be more than troublesome but manager Manuel Pellegrini is equally concerned about the right side and isn’t afraid to say so publicly. The injury to Ryan Fredericks couldn’t have come at a worse time with the busiest time of the season in front of us and with Pablo Zabaleta […]

Plain talking Pelle makes his point clear and loud

Manuel Pellegrini has again stressed the importance of the Hammers adopting exactly the tight attitude when they go into action at St James’ park tomorrow (Sat). The manager has made it clear on several occasions this campaign that every team has to be treated in the same way and it has reached the stage where […]

Striker admits he could leave West Ham

Javier Hernandez has admitted that he could leave West Ham in either January or the summer. The striker has played just eight times in the Premier League this season, scoring once, in a 4-2 win over Burnley. He has scored 10 goals in 43 appearances in total for the Hammers, and has now revealed that, […]

Report: Fulham battling Irons for Inter star

Fulham are battling West Ham to sign Inter Milan midfielder Antonio Candreva, per Inside Futbol. The 31-year-old has been struggling for game time this season at Inter.  And the two London clubs are reportedly taking a keen interest in signing him in January. Fulham, however, are said to have made an enquiry in relation to […]

Hammers adopt ‘wait and see’ policy on midfielder

West Ham are adopting a ‘wait and see’ approach to Samir Nasri despite reports that he needs to shift a lot of weight if he’s to get a deal at the club. Morning reports in The Sun claim he needs to shift five kilos  and quote insiders as saying there is little chance he  can expect […]