Pablo Zabaleta and Carlos Sanchez have just nine months remaining on their West Ham contracts with both unlikely to get extensions come the summer. Zabaleta is already 34 years of age and has already hinted this is his last season of professional football, Sanchez is 33 years of age and his injury record, lack of form and expensive wages are unlikely to land him a new contract either.
Hammer Andriy Yarmolenko scored the winner for Ukraine embarrassing Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo in the process.
Hammer Declan Rice found himself on the England bench tonight despite suffering from a virus.
West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini remains on the lookout for a striker in the January window although it will almost certainly be a loan deal should it happen.
Time is fast running out for Essex-born central Hammers midfielder Josh Cullen who is yet to make his break through to the West Ham first team. The local lad who played his junior football for Rayleigh Boys joined the West Ham Academy when he was nine years old.
Former Hammer Mark Bowen has been named as the new manager of Championship club Reading.
West Ham’s record against Everton has improved dramatically over recent years.
Declan Rice is expected to have recovered from a virus which will keep him out of tonight’s England match against Bulgaria by the weekend.
Josh Cullen’s future could still be at West Ham next season as he continues to impress at Charlton on loan.