Marko Arnautovic was left on the bench by Manuel Pellegrini until the 68th minute and when he came on it failed to make a difference.
Hammer Ryan Fredericks appeared to blow his big chance yesterday to nail down the number one spot for right back, Manuel Pellegrini showed faith in the young defender after an impressive performance against Liverpool last Monday night but he failed to show the same consistency at Selhurst Park he demonstrated at the London Stadium.
So Marko Arnautovic signed a new contract to motivate him to give his best for West Ham, so what!
Twenty four hours on and I am still trying to make sense of Marko Arnautovic’s apparent change of heart and commitment to the Hammers.
Over the Christmas holidays, I have been watching the Netflix documentary series called Sunderland Till I Die.
West Ham published their financial accounts last Friday on the club’s official website although the accounts have yet to make their way to the companies house website.
Back in July, I blogged about Manuel Pellegrini joining as the new West Ham manager and warned that Rome wasn’t built in a day.
Aaron Ramsey will depart Arsenal for free at the end of the season after the club told him in person why he will not be offered a new contract.
Those thinking West Ham have millions in the bank just waiting for the January transfer window may be in for a shock come to the start of next year.
The complete silence on the London Stadium Capacity resolution since a joint statement on Monday afternoon speaks volumes of what has really transpired. Both sides are refusing to clarify further or provide any more details, a clear sign that both parties have signed a confidentiality agreement in regards to their out of court settlement, not uncommon in these situations.