Sean’s Blogs

Marko can do one!

Surprise, Surprise,  Marko Arnautovic and his agent brother are ‘playing up’ again trying to re-engineer a mega wage move to China.

Socios: Separating fact from fiction

Socios announced more details about how the West Ham fan token will work yesterday setting the price at £1 per token outside the thousands they will give away for free.

Pellegrini striker dilemma on the cards

Replacing strikers is now Pellegrini’s main summer priority but the age-old problem is how to keep them all happy is a big question.

West Ham squad valued at £450m

Football.London has valued the current West Ham squad at £312m based on TransferMarkt valuations.

There is still plenty of time to sign Gomez

The Premier League summer transfer window opened on 16th May and closes on 8th August. Most players contracts run until the end of June meaning clubs are usually not keen to start paying for their new players until 1st July.  That is the case for West Ham’s three new summer signings in Roberto, David Martin and Pablo Fornals who all officially become Hammers at the beginning of July.

Rice included in silly season speculation

The Sun newspaper today claims that Manchester United have contacted West Ham about a possible deal for Declan Rice.

Fornals to play along side Lanzini

As we eagerly await the official announcement of Pablo Fornals as the third West Ham signing of the summer, speculation on social media has been discussing how the 24-year-old will fit within the team, whether he is a replacement for Manuel Lanzini and who could be dropped.

Trying to make sense of the transfer window

Before the summer transfer window opened clubinsiders indicated there would five or six signings  this summer with a larger number of players leaving West Ham.

Double deal could save Celta Vigo

Celta Vigo finished just one place above the relegation zone from La Liga last season despite the inclusion of Maxi Gomez and Stanislav Lobotka in their first team. It just goes to show that two players can’t carry a whole team and now is the best time to cash to help overhaul their squad this summer.

Lanzini contract situation examined

Manuel Lanzini joined West Ham on loan in 2015 with the Hammers eventually paying £10.8m to Al-Jazira in the summer of 2016 to make his move permanent. In July 2016 the Argentine player signed a four-year contract with a clause for another two years.