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West Ham Podcast: Arsenal victory

Episode eighteen of season eight of the popular West Ham podcast Moore Than Just A Podcast is now available. Listen to Claret and Hugh Associate editor Sean Whetstone with fellow presenters Nigel Kahn and John Bucci discuss the Arsenal victory, transfer news and Marko Arnautovic. We also predict the outcome of the Hammers game with Bournemouth as […]

Perezxit rumours persist

Real Betis remain keen on signing Lucas Perez from West Ham claim Estadio Deportivo Betis want a loan with an option to buy while West Ham have demanded any loan came with a compulsory transfer deal in the summer. West Ham wants £4m for the striker they purchased for the same fee with £880,000 as an upfront […]

The return of Ravel Morrison?

Former Hammer Ravel Morrison has sparked rumours of a move to Ibrox by following the official Rangers club account on social media platform Instagram. He also followed boss Steven Gerrard and players Joe Worrall and Ryan Kent. His career has dwindled in Italy and Lazio sent him out on loan to Mexican side Atlas. Lazio didn’t […]

After gunning down Arsenal we go Cherry picking

  By CandH’s Allen Cummings   As form guides go, there’s not an awful lot to go on for our upcoming game at Bournemouth. We’ve only matched up against the Cherries on a dozen occasions in league competition since 1929, winning five, drawing four and losing three times during that period. Just one of those […]

Should Arnie be allowed to leave – the fans vote

West Ham fans are more than happy for Marko Arnautovic to become a Chinese takeaway this winter. The striker – after appearing to wave goodbye to the crowd when leaving the action – has now seen fans wave back almost with an “all the best” reaction. Following the news that he is wanted by by […]

Pellegrini has lengthy list of transfer targets

Manuel Pellegrini has drawn up a list of potential replacements strikers in excess of ten should Marko Arnautovic leave in the January transfer window claim the London Standard  The manager is understandably keeping the identities of the targets under wraps but that has not stopped intense speculation over the past few days linking a number of […]

Young striker denies West Ham deal

French teenage striker Alexandre Mlinde has denied joining the Hammers despite posting a photo of himself in a West Ham shirt on social media. Last summer French news outlet Foot Mercato claimed that the Hammers are in talks with the 17-year-old’s representatives about a potential move to the London Stadium after his goalscoring record in lower league […]

Marko sell-on clause details revealed

Sources close to Stoke City claim that the sell-on clause relating to Marko Arnautovic is not as generous as first thought. The Stoke insider contacting Claret and Hugh by email says the twenty per cent sell-on clause is limited to any profit made by West Ham on the sale of Arnauotvic and not on the […]

New chance for AC as exit door beckons strike duo

Andy Carroll looks to have been thrown a new Hammers lifeline as the Hammers futures of Marko Arnauotivic and Javier Hernandez look dimmer by the day. Arnie is definitely on his way given the club receive the right offer from China and if Valencia come up with the right numbers the Mexican will be gone […]

Report: Hammers linked with German striker

RB Leipzig have offered Timo Werner a bumper new contract worth £100,000-a-week to fend off interest from the Premier League according to German publication BILD. The 22 year-old moved to Leipzig in 2016 from Stuttgart, scoring 42 goals in his first two seasons with the club. Recent reports have suggested that Werner is one of a […]