Hammers give Emenike update


EmenikeWest Ham don’t believe they are any further forward in the pursuit of ¬†Emmanuel Emenike.

The club’s negotiators are being frustrated at every turn as they attempt to bring the Nigerian in on loan with an option for a permanent deal next season .

To coin an over-used cliche this one is going right down to the wire as Fenerbache play hide and seek with the Hammers over the possible switch.

We spoke with our top source tonight who was clearly irritated at the length of time and lack of regular contact involved with the Turkish club’s officers.

He said: “To put this is a nutshell we keep hearing different stories from Turkey and it’s probably best to say that we are now hopeful rather than expectant. They are very difficult negotiations but there is still time.”

The Irons are reported as having an agreement in place with the player but any progress on dealing with Fenerbache looks to be as tough as pulling teeth.

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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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  • West Ham Fan No 32 says:

    I am sure your information is probably more accurate but according to the Express we have now reached a deal with Fenerbahce…

  • bubs says:

    I think we are trying to complete a move for Yamliz and if that happens we will pull out of a loan deal,and if rumours are true that he has given in a transfer request and Mrs B is out there it might happen
    Especially as the Spuds have shown an interest,

  • whambam says:

    he’s having a medical tomorrow, all we’ve got to do is paint his door red

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