Guillermo Maripan – rated at around the £12 million mark looks booked for a summer switch to the Irons.
Chicharito looks set to see out the final year of his contract at the club next season and remains very much a favourite of the manager.
Manuel Lanzini has admitted that a return to his first club River Plate would go back if the club allowed him too but Hammers fans need not fear – he’s going nowhere, least of all back to Argentina.
News from Jack Wilshere that he is back in full training with the implicit suggestion that he could make a return before the end of the season is good news …for the club hierachy at least.
Deeply frustrating of course but it’s hard not to feel some sympathy for Jack Wilshere who after four games at the start of the season has been injured ever since apart from a brief appearance as sub.
West Ham will take no action against Declan Rice following the row over his “uptheRA” quote on Instagram four years ago and consider the matter closed.
Oft reported Irons target Edin Dzeko is apparently be ready to accept a new Roma contract in order to stay in Italy, although Inter are considering signing him.