Hammers frustration ahead on keeper


Norwich-City-v-Brighton-Hove-Albion-Sky-Bet-ChampionshipThe Hammers look to be set for frustration as they move for Brighton keeper David Stockdale.

The Mirror are reporting this morning  that he will knock back both ourselves and Leeds  by signing a new two-year contract with the newly promoted Premier League outfit..

Stockdale has been one of the stars of the south coast club’s rise under Chris Hughton and he was named in the  Championship’s Team of the Year XI.

West Ham want the 31-year-old to replace Darren Randolph after his shocking season whilst Adrian has yet to commit to a new deal.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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