Irons don’t believe Arnie transfer saga is over

West Ham do not believe the Marko Arnautovic  Chinese transfer drama is over! Despite the deal with Guangzhou Evergrande being thought to have collapsed, the Irons are still in a state of readiness believing that the second placed club in the Chinese Super League will be back. They also believe that nothing is set to […]

Fabianski admits the Bournemouth truth

Once again consistency was the problem on Saturday at Bournemouth as the Hammers followed a fabulous victory over Arsenal with a less than average performance. From dizzy heights to sheer mediocrity – that’s the Irons too often this season although there was an excuse this weekend and it hardly needs mentioning. There is little question […]

Sam Allardyce wades into Arnautovic debate

Former West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has waded into the Marko Arnautovic telling the owners they should cash in now rather than face another Payet situation. The 64-year-old was a Guest on Sky Sports Goals and told viewers “H’s the type of player that, when he wants to leave, you’re better off cashing in. His […]

Hammers update the striker hunt

West Ham’s hunt for a new striker is becoming a serious headache for Manuel Pellegrini. And it suggests that he will be required to use all his managerial skills to reintegrate Marko Arnautovic into the squad following the collapse of his move to China. A host of names including  Callum Wilson, Maxi Gomez , Timo Werner, Edin Dzeko , Michy Batshuayi, Olivier Giroud […]

Poll: Time to forgive and forget Arnautovic?

The deal for Marko Arnautovic to move to China has collapsed for now and West Ham faces the prospect of trying to integrate their striker back into the team for the remainder of the season. The Hammers rejected a bid from China which would see them net just over £30m on the simple grounds they […]

Hammers respond to AC for Spurs story

West Ham have this morning denied that Spurs have shown any interest in Andy Carroll as an emergency winter signing. The Sun had claimed that Carroll could be wanted by the north London outfit at a fee of around £2 million given a number of injuries. Their report said that with Dele Alli crocked ,  Harry […]

Andy Caroll rated flop in player ratings

Hammers keeper Łukasz Fabianski was the only West Ham player to score over seven in the Claret and Hugh West Ham player ratings this weekend.  With several hundred readers voting the stopper scored an average of 7.22 despite conceding two goals during the 2-0 away loss against AFC Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. Defender Pablo Zabaleta was top […]

Gonzo cuts to heart of Arnie situation

The various scenarios surrounding Marko Arnauatovic are reaching Brexit levels with nobody knowing what’s going to happen next. It appears tonight that any chance of his getting his move to China is gone with the club making it clear there’s not enough dough  on the table. However, we all understand that things are never cut […]

Irons may face five more weeks of Arnie worries

West Ham re bracing themselves for ongoing issues in Danjiel Arnautovic’s bid to get his brother a move to  China. Although Talksport – headed by the man who broke the story – Lee Clayton – claim the deal is now dead, the Hammers know that with the Chinese transfer window not closing until the end […]

Marko’s Chinese deal is off – time to heal

TalkSport is today confirming the deal for Marko Arnautovic to move to China has collapsed and is unlikely to be resurrected. The radio station who first broke the story through their new head of the radio station Lee Clayton is now conceding the deal is dead in the water. Arnautovic was left out of the […]