West Ham Rumors & News

  • West Ham set for summer midfield exodus, with Alex Song and Kevin Nolan facing the chop

    Daily Mirror "Alex Song is a summer target for Inter Milan. The 27-year-old midfielder, on £80,000-a-week at West Ham, is on loan at Upton Park from Barcelona and made a huge impression on the club and it’s fans during the first half of the season. During the second half of the campaign, however, his..." May 02

  • West Ham boss Sam Allardyce rubbishes reports linking him with Sunderland job

    Daily Mirror "Sam Allardyce has dismissed suggestions he is welcoming interest from Sunderland. The West Ham boss is set to be axed at the end of the season after the east Londoners' slump in form over the second half of the season. Sunderland, themselves fighting the drop, are targeting Big Sam to..." April 27

  • West Ham consider Eddie Howe to replace Sam Allardyce

    The Telegraph "Eddie Howe is on a long list of potential candidates to succeed Sam Allardyce should West Ham United not agree a new contract with their manager at the end of the season. Allardyce’s prospects of staying have dwindled further with West Ham’s collapse in form and he would probably need to win all..." April 26

  • Sam Allardyce rubbishes reports of £25m bids for West Ham star amid Chelsea or Man City interest

    talkSport "Sam Allardyce says West Ham have received no bids for Aaron Cresswell - despite reported interest from Chelsea and Manchester City. The left back has been one of the Hammers' star performers this season after arriving from Ipswich last summer for £4m. The 25-year-old's performances have led..." April 23

  • Jurgen Klopp rejects West Ham approach as Boleyn chiefs begin search for Sam Allardyce replacement

    Daily Mirror "Jurgen Klopp has turned down an audacious approach from West Ham - but Sam Allardyce is still set to be axed at the end of the season. Klopp, who quit Borussia Dortmund last week, is understood to have been approached by the Hammers shortly afterwards. The two-time German title winner and..." April 21

  • West Ham face compensation risk over state aid for Olympic Stadium refit

    The Guardian "Fresh questions have been raised over whether West Ham’s deal to move into the Olympic Stadium contravenes European state aid laws, potentially leaving the club liable for millions in compensation. London Assembly members, European state aid experts and lawyers have questioned why the mayor of..." April 21

  • Chelsea ready for Oscar transfer as they eye West Ham's Enner Valencia in summer window

    Daily Mirror "Jose Mourinho is finally set to axe Oscar this summer - and reignite Chelsea's interest in West Ham forward Enner Valencia. Attacking midfielder Oscar, bought for £25million in summer 2012 when Roberto di Matteo was manager, has fallen down the pecking order after initially impressing when he..." April 16

  • Carlton Cole eyes MLS switch if West Ham deal falls through

    Metro "The former England star’s current deal expires at the end of the season and it is unlikely he will not be offered new terms by the East End club. ‘I love the place, I love the fans, I love everything about West Ham,’ said Cole. ‘But I know all good things do come to an end sometimes and you..." April 15

  • Man United ponder official Hernandez offer from West Ham, Spurs and Liverpool rivals Lazio

    Daily Star "According to Italian reports, Lazio have made an official offer for the Mexican international and will learn United's response in the coming weeks. The fee offered by the Italian outfit remains unclear, however it's been suggested that an offer in the region of £8m will be enough to secure his..." April 14

  • Patrick Vieira to REPLACE Manuel Pellegrini should Man City slip-up against West Ham

    The Express "But if City’s dramatic decline continues with a home defeat to West Ham on Sunday, Pellegrini could even be fired before the end of the season with Patrick Vieira put in charge in a desperate bid to ensure they qualify for the Champions League. It would represent a huge gamble but former..." April 14

  • West Ham plot £10m offer to beat Liverpool to Arsenal star Carl Jenkinson

    Daily Star "According to reports, the Hammers are mobilising a sizeable offer to ward off interest from Liverpool. Reports of Brendan Rodgers' interest in Jenkinson have gathered momentum in recent days, and West Ham are keen to negotiate a deal as soon as possible to crush their hopes. The Daily Mail..." April 13

  • West Ham lining up summer transfer swoop for 21-year-old Senegal striker Moussa Konate

    Daily Mirror "West Ham are poised to make a summer move for Senegal striker Moussa Konate . The 21-year-old – who replaced the Irons’ injured Diafra Sakho at January’s Africa Cup of Nations – has also attracted interest from Newcastle and Aston Villa. The 6ft marksman enhanced his glowing reputation on..." March 31

  • Barclays will not renew £40m-a-year Premier League sponsorship when current deal expires

    Daily Mail "Premier League sponsors Barclays will not renew their £40million-a-year deal when the current agreement expires at the end of the 2015-16 season. The bank agreed a £120m three-year deal in 2012 for the present rights - an increase of almost 50 per cent on their previous £82m contract. But..." March 30

  • West Ham and Newcastle chase Hull forward Abel Hernandez

    Daily Star "The Uruguayan striker has failed to make an impact on Humberside since arriving from Palermo as the club's £10m record buy six months ago. But that has not stopped two of Hull's rivals from becoming big admirers and running regular checks on the 24-year-old this term. And the pair are..." March 28

  • Premier League clubs to share £1billion of TV money with lower leagues

    Daily Mirror "The Premier League has agreed to filter £1billion of its new bumper domestic TV deal outside the top flight from next year. The 20 top-flight clubs have pledged to share 20 per cent of the mammoth £5.1billion domestic rights package announced last month. The money will be filtered down to..." March 27

  • Dick Advocaat urges Sunderland to ‘win ugly’ after West Ham defeat

    The Guardian "For a man who had just watched his new side succumb to a cruel late defeat that hung on a questionable refereeing decision, Dick Advocaat was in a surprisingly talkative mood. Sunderland’s new manager veered away from criticising Lee Mason for his failure to spot Nenê’s blatant foul on Sebastian..." March 23

  • West Ham plotting summer swoop for Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor

    Daily Mirror "Togo international was close to moving to Upton Park in January before Spurs chairman Daniel Levy pulled the plug on the deal. West Ham are planning a fresh attempt to sign Tottenham’s Emmanuel Adebayor this summer – and their slide down the table has boosted their chances. Spurs chairman..." March 22

  • West Ham step up bid for David Moyes after asking his old scout to lead transfer search

    The Telegraph "West Ham are ready to step up their pursuit of David Moyes after putting his old Everton scout Tony Henry in charge of their summer recruitment policy. Henry was appointed by West Ham co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold this season and, significantly, the ex-Everton man is understood to be..." March 17

  • West Ham defender James Tomkins could miss the rest of the season after dislocating shoulder

    Daily Mirror "West Ham have been dealt a huge injury blow after losing James Tomkins to a dislocated shoulder. The centre-back, 25, was injured during a training session on Thursday and will continue to be monitored by the Hammers' medical staff but could now miss the rest of the season. The injury is a..." March 13

  • West Ham want Man City transfer target Aaron Cresswell to sign a new contract already

    Daily Mirror "West Ham want to hand Aaron Cresswell a new contract to keep him out of the clutches of Manchester City. Left-back Cresswell is the next star in line for a new deal as the Hammers continue their attempts to secure the long-term futures of their main men. Champions City are hoping to ship out..." March 10

  • Man Utd outcast Hernandez to assess Spurs, Everton, Stoke and West Ham transfer options

    Daily Star "Spanish sources claim the Mexican international is now surplus to requirements at both Old Trafford and the Bernabeu, and preparations for next season are already underway. West Ham are the favourites to sign the 26-year-old, but Sam Allardyce's club will have to fend off strong competition..." March 09

  • Winston Reid signs new six-and-a-half year contract with West Ham to end transfer speculation

    Daily Mirror "Winston Reid has ended the speculation surrounding his future by penning a new six-and-a-half year contract with West Ham. The Irons defender had been linked with Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham but has opted to remain with the Hammers by signing a new long-term deal. New Zealand..." March 05

  • West Ham striker Carlton Cole charged for social media post

    The Express "The 31-year-old, capped seven times by England, has until 6pm on March 5 to respond to the charge. An FA statement read: "It is alleged that the comment was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper and/or brings the game into disrepute." Cole has scored three times in 17 appearances for the..." March 03

  • Mark Noble commits long-term future to West Ham by signing new deal until 2020

    Daily Mail "Mark Noble has ended any uncertainty over his future by penning a new long-term contract at West Ham. The Hammers skipper has stated his delight at committing his future to the Hammers until 2020, Noble told West Ham's official website: 'I'm obviously over the moon because it takes me until..." February 26

  • Kevin Kilbane makes complaint to FA after West Ham fans chant offensive songs mocking the disabled

    Daily Mail "Former Ireland international Kevin Kilbane has made an official complaint to the FA after West Ham fans chanted offensive songs mocking the disabled at Spurs on Sunday. The Match of the Day pundit contacted the FA after a close friend reported West Ham fans sang ‘Harry Kane talks like a m***..." February 24

  • Sam Allardyce moves closer to West Ham exit after crunch talks over his future on Tuesday

    Daily Mirror "There has been no sign of a new contract for Big Sam, who looks increasingly likely to leave Upton Park at the end of the season. Sam Allardyce held crunch talks with West Ham on Tuesday evening - and it looks increasingly likely he is on his way out of Upton Park. West Ham last night..." February 18

  • West Ham are in talks with former PSG ace Nene as David Sullivan looks to appease fans following West Brom defeat

    Daily Mail "West Ham United have opened talks over a prospective move for Brazilian winger Anderson Luiz de Carvalho, better known as Nene. The 33-year-old is a free agent after cancelling his contract with Al Gharafa and has been talking to various clubs across Europe. But Nene, who scored 20 goals in..." February 17

  • Lassana Diarra hopes West Ham interest will be revived in summer after FIFA blocked January switch

    Daily Mirror "The former Chelsea and Real Madrid midfielder says he is in limbo after FIFA blocked his move to Upton Park because of a contract dispute with Lokomotiv Moscow. Lassana Diarra is praying his Premier League return with West Ham has not gone up in smoke. Diarra was blocked by FIFA from sealing..." February 16

  • Andy Carroll out for the season as West Ham striker suffers injury heartache AGAIN

    Daily Mail "Andy Carroll has been ruled out for the rest of the season after his latest knee injury proved worse than first feared. Sam Allardyce had told a press conference on Friday morning that scan results indicated he would be out for between four and six weeks with a torn medial ligament in his left..." February 13

  • Carroll out for at least three weeks

    Goal.com "West Ham looks set to be without Andy Carroll for at least three weeks after the striker picked up a knee injury at Southampton. Sam Allardyce believes West Ham striker Andy Carroll will be out for at least three weeks after sustaining a knee injury at Southampton on Wednesday. The England..." February 12

  • Man United boss Louis van Gaal hits back at Sam Allardyce over tactics

    ESPN FC "Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has defended his tactics in the face of criticism from West Ham boss Sam Allardyce. Hammers manager Allardyce complained about United's "long-ball" approach during the 1-1 draw on Sunday. But in a news conference to preview United's home with Burnley on..." February 10

  • West Ham set to sign former Chelsea, Real midfielder Lassana Diarra

    Pro Soccer Talk "West Ham could be getting a boost in the midfield as the club looks set to sign Lassana Diarra to a contract for the remainder of the campaign. The former Chelsea, Arsenal and Real Madrid midfielder is currently a free agent after leaving Lokomotiv Moscow at the end of last season. Speaking..." February 10

  • Alex Song’s love of London lifts West Ham’s hopes of permanent deal

    The Guardian "Alex Song has raised West Ham United’s hopes of signing him on a permanent basis by saying that he wants to stay in London, although the midfielder will wait until the end of the season before making a decision on his future. Song has quickly become a favourite at West Ham since arriving from..." February 08

  • West Ham will reignite their interest in QPR defender Steven Caulker if Rangers get relegated

    Daily Mirror "West Ham will return for Steven Caulker if QPR go down. MirrorSport can reveal the Hammers moved for Rangers’ centre-back Caulker on deadline day to bolster their defence. Loftus Road chairman Tony Fernandes snubbed their interest despite initial talks. But Hammers boss Sam Allardyce and..." February 06

  • West Ham fined over Diafra Sakho's AFCON absence, but avoid FA Cup expulsion

    Daily Mirror "The east Londonders have also been reprimanded by FIFA for declaring the player unavailable only to play him. West Ham have been fined £71,000 by FIFA over the Diafra Sakho affair - but will stay in the FA Cup. The east Londoners were found to have broken the rules by playing Sakho in the..." February 04

  • West Ham defender Winston Reid set to move to London rivals Tottenham in the summer

    Daily Mirror "Winston Reid is set to quit West Ham and join Tottenham for NOTHING in the summer. Hammers defender Reid, 26, will get a £60,000-a-week deal to move to West Ham’s bitter rivals when he becomes a free agent at the end of the season. That will enrage West Ham fans as they will see it as a..." February 02

  • Andy Carroll accuses Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers of being a liar

    Daily Mirror "Andy Carroll has accused Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers of lying to him as he forced the burly centre-forward out of Anfield. In a candid interview with The Times, Carroll tells of how Rodgers would say one thing to on the phone, only to lack the bravery to then say it to the Geordie striker's..." January 31

  • Fletcher set to sign £75,000-a-week deal until 2018 with West Ham after Van Gaal confirms United exit

    Daily Mail "West Ham will offer Darren Fletcher a three-and-a-half year deal worth £75,000-a-week when the formalities of his move from Manchester United are completed. Louis van Gaal confirmed that the Scotland international was close to finalising a move to London on Friday, which would end his 20-year..." January 30

  • West Ham flop Ravel Morrison agrees four-year contract with Serie A side Lazio, starting this summer

    Daily Mirror "Ravel Morrison has signed a four-year contract with Lazio. West Ham midfielder Morrison, 21, is out of contract at Upton Park in the summer and has signed a pre-contract to join the Italians from next season. England under-21 starlet Morrison is regarded as one of English football's biggest..." January 29

  • West Ham captain Kevin Nolan tells Andy Carroll critics to 'eat their words'

    The Express "Carroll was West Ham's stand-out performer in a gritty fourth-round FA Cup win at League One Bristol City on Sunday. He has come under fire for his injury record and a lack of goals but a record of two in his last four games have quietened some critics. Nolan said: "People looked in from the..." January 27

  • West Ham defender Winston Reid makes it clear he wants Arsenal move if they bid this month

    Daily Mirror "Winston Reid has made it clear to West Ham that he wants to join Arsenal should the Gunners bid for him this month. Arsene Wenger has confirmed he is in for a new centre-back this month and Reid, out of contract in the summer, does not want to be denied a dream move. The 26-year-old has..." January 20

  • Lazio plot move for West Ham outcast Ravel Morrison as Sam Allardyce despairs over 'wasted talent'

    Daily Mirror "Ravel Morrison is on the verge of a sensational move to Lazio. The 21-year-old, who has failed to make success of his spells at Manchester United and West Ham, is able to leave for free this month despite the fact that he has a buyout clause in his contract. The only proviso on any deal is..." January 13

  • Everton star Romelu Lukaku to face West Ham despite Junior Malanda tragedy

    Daily Star "Lukaku’s best friend, Wolfsburg midfielder Junior Malanda, 20, was killed in a car crash at the weekend. Lukaku , 21,received the news shortly after starring in Everton’s 1-1 draw with Premier League champions Manchester City last Saturday. He said via Twitter at the time: “I love you my..." January 13

  • West Ham close in on PSG teenage star

    talkSport "Augustin is rated one of the best young strikers in League 1, but is out of contract at the end of the season and looks set to leave the club after failing to get a chance under Laurent Blanc. Juventus, Roma, Benfica and Porto have all been linked with a move for the 17-year-old but Sam..." January 13

  • Harry Redknapp confirms QPR loan interest in West Ham's Mauro Zarate

    The Express "West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has admitted Zarate is surplus to requirements and claimed the striker wasn’t good enough for his team. Zarate hit back claiming a lack of respect but Redknapp is close to ending his misery by bringing him to Loftus Road. “He’s a player that we’ve been talking..." December 31

  • Mauro Zarate joins QPR and slams West Ham boss Sam Allardyce over 'lack of respect'

    Daily Mirror "Harry Redknapp has sealed a deal to take Mauro Zarate to Queens Park Rangers on loan until the end of the season. And the 27-year-old West Ham striker has aimed a furious parting shot at Sam Allardyce, accusing the Hammers boss of refusing to play him because he was signed by chairman David..." December 30

  • Arsenal plotting £4m move for West Ham defender Winston Reid in January

    Daily Mail "Arsenal are planning a cut-price £4million January move for West Ham defender Winston Reid. Arsenal have identified the centre half because they believe West Ham can be persuaded to sell next month rather than lose Reid for nothing in the summer. Arsenal have watched Reid in every game he..." December 29

  • West Ham receive BOOST over future of Barcelona loanee Alex Song

    Daily Star "Song won't decide his future until the end of his season-long loan spell at Upton Park. Sam Allardyce, who wants to sign the Barcelona midfielder on a full-time basis, faces a fight to keep Song." December 16

  • West Ham put Ravel Morrison up for sale

    The Telegraph "West Ham United are to cut their losses on Ravel Morrison and have put the troubled midfielder up for sale. If no buyer is found in the January transfer window the club might even have to consider the drastic step of cancelling, or paying up, the final six months of Morrison's contract to make..." December 13

  • Andy Carroll hoping to push West Ham into Europe after returning to training after injury

    Daily Mirror "Crocked West Ham United striker Andy Carroll is hoping to help Sam Allardyce's side challenge for a place in Europe when he returns to fitness. The Hammers currently sit in the Premier League's top four, but England striker Carroll is yet to feature due to an ankle injury. However, he is now..." October 29

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