West Ham Rumors & News

  • Dick Advocaat may leave Sunderland regardless of West Ham result

    The Guardian "Considerable uncertainty surrounds the manager’s position at Sunderland after Dick Advocaat refused to confirm he will remain in charge beyond Saturday’s game at home to West Ham. It is understood the Dutchman could well step down regardless of the result against Slaven Bilic’s side after..." October 03

  • Kevin Nolan turns down move to France following West Ham release

    Sky Sports "Former West Ham midfielder Kevin Nolan has turned down the chance to play for a French Ligue 1 club, according to Sky sources. Sky Sports understands Nolan, who was released in the summer after four years with the Hammers, rejected the offer of a contract after two weeks of negotiations. It..." September 30

  • Coefficients explained: How Premier League may lose Champions League spot

    Sky Sports "A repeat of last season's performances in Europe from English and Italian clubs would see the Premier League lose its fourth Champions League spot to Serie A for the 2017/18 season. The Premier League's poor show in Europe last season, where no club reached the quarter-final of the Champions..." September 28

  • West Ham’s Dimitri Payet confused over France snub

    Pro Soccer Talk "West Ham currently sits fifth on the Premier League table, off to a strong start with three wins through five matches. One of the keys to the Hammers’ success has been Dimitri Payet, who has scored three goals since coming to Upton Park from Marseille over the summer. Payet scored both marks..." September 16

  • Carroll could return for West Ham against Newcastle

    Pro Soccer Talk "When West Ham takes the field on Monday, Slaven Bilic’s side could be getting a big boost…literally. Andy Carroll is set to make his return to the Hammers for the first time since last February, when he tore ligaments in his knee and was forced to undergo surgery. On Monday, the big striker..." September 14

  • Andy Carroll set for West Ham return against former club Newcastle after eight month lay-off

    Daily Mirror "Andy Carroll is set to return to action against his former club Newcastle on Monday night. The West Ham striker has been out since February with a knee injury – and then suffered another setback last month rolling his ankle putting on a pair of shoes. But Hammers boss Slaven Bilic has..." September 11

  • Premier League breaks spending record with £870 million - Deloitte

    ESPN FC "The Premier League has broken its spending record for the summer transfer window, going from £835 million last year to £870m, according to financial analysts Deloitte. Manchester City led the way and set a new record for a single club with spending of around £160m on three of the top five deals..." September 02

  • West Ham complete signing of Croatian striker and look set to add more to squad

    The Express "Moses will move on loan after first signing a new contract at Chelsea, while Nottingham Forest have accepted a £7m bid for winger Antonio. " September 01

  • Emmanuel Adebayor latest: West Ham likely to land Tottenham striker in last minute swoop

    talkSport "The Togo international, who has been told he is not in manager Mauricio Pochettino’s plans at Spurs, was reportedly close to joining the Hammers on loan last week. Widespread rumours suggested he was travelling across London for a medical with the Upton Park outfit, but it was then reported..." September 01

  • West Ham re-sign Alex Song on season-long loan from Barcelona

    The Guardian "West Ham United have re-signed the Barcelona midfielder Alex Song on a season-long loan with an option to retain the Cameroonian for a further year, and hope to add up to three more players before Tuesday’s transfer deadline. The Hull City striker Nikica Jelavic, 30, underwent a medical at the..." August 31

  • Victor Moses to join West Ham on loan from Chelsea, according to Sky Sources

    Sky Sports "The Nigerian international arrived at Stamford Bridge in 2012 but has spent time on loan at Liverpool and Stoke since then. The 24-year-old, who joined Chelsea from Wigan, did make an appearance for the Blues in their Community Shield loss to Arsenal at Wembley, replacing John Terry in the..." August 31

  • Rafa Benitez was 'three hours' from becoming West Ham manager this summer, says David Sullivan

    Daily Mirror "Rafael Benitez was just three hours from becoming manager of West Ham this summer. West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan has made the claim that the Spaniard was close to signing a deal before making a U-turn and joining Real Madrid. Benitez was one of the favourites to take the West Ham job..." August 28

  • West Ham skipper Kevin Nolan leaves the club by mutual consent

    Daily Mirror "West Ham United have announced that Kevin Nolan has left the club by mutual consent. The 33-year-old, who joined the club in 2011, had been a mainstay under manager Sam Allardyce, captaining the club to promotion in his first season, before playing his part as they re-established themselves in..." August 27

  • West Ham's loan move for Emmanuel Adebayor is back on - and Tottenham could subsidise his wages

    Daily Mirror "West Ham's bid to sign Emmanuel Adebayor from Tottenham is back on. Talks aimed at a LOAN deal for the out-of-favour striker were reignited over the weekend. Should the two clubs reach agreement over the next few days, the Hammers will take Adebayor, 31, for the final year of his White Hart..." August 26

  • West Ham transfer news: Victor Moses, Joey Barton, Aaron Lennon and Adnan Januzaj amongst targets

    London Evening Standard "The Hammers, stung by SUCCESSIVE home defeats against Leicester and Bournemouth, face a week of hectic transfer activity with manager Slaven Bilic desperate to add width to his team before the window closes. West Ham have been keen on Moses for some and are prepared to offer £6million. Chelsea,..." August 25

  • West Ham's loan move for Emmanuel Adebayor is back on - and Tottenham could subsidise his wages

    Daily Mirror "West Ham's bid to sign Emmanuel Adebayor from Tottenham is back on. Talks aimed at a loan deal for the out-of-favour striker were reignited over the weekend. Should the two clubs reach agreement over the next few days, the Hammers will take Adebayor, 31, for the final year of his White Hart..." August 24

  • West Ham targeting Juventus striker Simone Zaza on a season-long loan

    Daily Mail "Juventus striker Simone Zaza is wanted by West Ham as the Premier League outfit look to bolster their firepower before the transfer window closes. Zaza joined the Italian giants earlier this summer from fellow Serie A side Sassuolo but could find first-team opportunities limited with Juve still..." August 24

  • West Ham boss Slaven Bilic is not worried by Alex Song medical

    Daily Star "The Barcelona midfielder, who spent last season on loan at Upton Park, is on the verge of returning to East London once again. This time there is no transfer fee – an agreement has been struck with the Spanish giants over the retired Cameroon international. David Sullivan, the club’s..." August 20

  • Morgan Amalfitano out at West Ham following argument with Slaven Bilic

    Pro Soccer Talk "Morgan Amalfitano signed a two-year extension with West Ham in March, but his time at Upton Park could be over already. The French midfielder is no longer in the first-team after a fall-out with new manager Slaven Bilic, who took over as boss in June. According to reports, Amalfitano missed..." August 15

  • West Ham striker Diafra Sakho arrested on suspicion of common assault after allegations he attacked a woman

    Daily Mail "West Ham forward Diafra Sakho has been arrested on suspicion of common assault. Police officers made their move last Thursday, just three days before the Hammers recorded a shock 2-0 win over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium, following allegations the 25-year-old attacked a woman. Sakho was..." August 12

  • NBC retains U.S. Premier League TV rights for six more seasons

    Sporting News "American soccer fans can get comfortable turning to NBC's networks for Premier League coverage. NBC Sports Group has reached a six-year extension of its rights to broadcast Premier League games in the U.S., the network announced Monday. The network is in the third and final season of its..." August 10

  • West Ham still attempting to sign Javier Hernandez from Manchester United

    Daily Star "They are ready to make an improved £12million offer for the striker as they seek a replacement for injured Enner Valencia – out for at least three months with knee and ankle injuries. They are eyeing QPR’s Charlie Austin but Hernandez, 27, is still in their sights – they have had one offer of..." August 10

  • West Ham to recruit Raul Jimenez from Atletico Madrid on a £1.4m season-long loan

    Daily Mail "West Ham United have been given the all-clear to sign Raul Jimenez from Atletico Madrid on a £1.4million season-long loan after gaining a work permit for the Mexico international. He will be the Hammers' ninth signing of the summer after Dimitri Payet, Angelo Ogbonna, Pedro Obiang, Stephen..." August 07

  • West Ham's Olympic Stadium move slammed as report shows taxpayers will meet £2.5m-a-year running costs

    Daily Mirror "West Ham's move to the Olympic Stadium will cost the taxpayer up to £2.5million a year, it has been revealed. The Premier League club are set to swap their current ground in Upton Park for the Stratford-based arena - which was built for the London 2012 Olympics - in August 2016. Their rental..." August 06

  • West Ham make improved £11.9m bid for Manchester United star

    The Express "With Louis Van Gaal closing in on a deal for Barcelona striker Pedro, West Ham were last night hoping that their offer would come close to United's valuation for Hernandez. The striker, who is out of favour at United after returning to the club following an unsuccessful loan spell at Real..." August 05

  • West Ham eye sensational £12m swoop for Senegal and Fenerbahce striker Moussa Sow

    The Express "The Senegalese forward, who has scored 51 goals in 102 appearances for the Turkish club, has emerged as the frontman new Hammers manager Slaven Bilic wants to strengthen his side for the coming season. The 29-year-old, who is also being chased by Sunderland, scored 25 goals as Lille won the..." July 29

  • West Ham prepare second bid for Everton star Kevin Mirallas

    The Telegraph "West Ham are ready to make a second bid for Everton’s Kevin Mirallas after having an opening £6 million offer turned down. The London club have targeted Mirallas to replace Stewart Downing, who joined Middlesbrough for £7m last week, and believe the Belgian is keen on the prospect of moving to..." July 21

  • West Ham and Bournemouth join the race for Newcastle target Charlie Austin

    Daily Star "The Hammers are eyeing Austin after the news injury-plagued Andy Carroll will not be fit for the start of the season. The England target man is still recovering from a knee problem. And Slaven Bilic’s side illustrated their problems up front when they struggled to beat Maltese minnows..." July 20

  • West Ham close to loan deal for Argentine Manuel Lanzini from UAE club Al Jazira

    Daily Mail "West Ham have agreed a deal in principle to sign Argentine midfielder Manuel Lanzini on loan from UAE-based club Al Jazira. The 22-year-old, who has an Italian passport, was considered by West Ham while at River Plate last summer but he moved to the Middle East instead for..." July 07

  • Stewart Downing chase hots up as Sunderland and Middlesbrough battle to take West Ham winger back to North East

    Daily Mail "Sunderland and Middlesbrough will continue their pursuit of West Ham's Stewart Downing this week. West Ham have been surprised at the bidding particularly with Middlesbrough's efforts to take the 30-year-old England international back to the Riverside. Downing turns 31 later this month but..." July 07

  • Everton still hope to land Angelo Ogbonna despite West Ham interest

    Liverpool Echo "Everton have not given up hope of landing Juventus defender Angelo Ogbonna – despite the Italian international set to fly into London for talks with West Ham. Everton were hoping to land the £8m rated centre-back as a replacement for Sylvain Distin. But new Hammers boss Slaven Bilic wants to..." July 07

  • Former Liverpool and Chelsea right-back Glen Johnson in talks with West Ham

    The Express "Johnson was released by Liverpool this summer after six seasons at Anfield. The Reds spent £18million on the England international in 2009 but he was deemed surplus to requirements by Kop boss Brendan Rodgers. London-born Johnson, 30, is a product of the fabled West Ham academy." July 05

  • West Ham weigh up £8m offer for Fabio Borini but Reds consider using striker in bid to sign Christian Benteke

    The Independent "West Ham are considering a move for Liverpool's out-of-favour striker Fabio Borini, but the Anfield club could still look to use the striker in a deal to land Aston Villa's Christian Benteke this summer. The Hammers are looking to demonstrate their vision of elevating the club up the Premier..." June 30

  • West Ham close in on Alex Song deal with Barcelona

    The Telegraph "West Ham are edging towards agreeing a deal with Barcelona to sign Alex Song on a permanent deal. Barcelona had demanded £5million for Song, but the Spanish club are now understood to be open to the idea of allowing the midfielder to leave on a free transfer. West Ham are prepared to match..." June 26

  • West Ham confident improved £14m bid will lure Marseille’s Dimitri Payet

    The Guardian "West Ham United are confident their improved offer for Dimitri Payet will force through the transfer of the Marseille forward. The player is understood to be keen to leave the Stade Vélodrome for a new challenge in the Premier League. The club’s second offer amounts to around £14m for a player..." June 22

  • Chelsea, West Ham and Newcastle in £15m battle for Charlie Austin

    The Express "Relegated QPR want around £15million for their 25-year-old striker, who still has a year left on his contract but is certain to move on this summer. New Newcastle manager Steve McClaren is already in talks with Rangers over Austin, though a firm bid is yet to be made. Austin is reluctant to..." June 18

  • West Ham join race for £15m Charlie Austin with Chelsea, Southampton and Newcastle United all keen on QPR star

    London Evening Standard "Charlie Austin is wanted by Southampton and West Ham as well as Newcastle United with relegated Queen’s Park Rangers looking for a fee of £15m from the transfer of their most saleable asset. Newcastle have a longstanding interest in Austin, 25, currently with the England senior squad in..." June 15

  • West Ham in talks over £5m deal for Alex Song and show interest in Marseille playmaker Dimitri Payet

    The Telegraph "West Ham United are in talks about re-signing Alex Song on a £5 million permanent deal and have also shown an interest in Marseille playmaker Dimitri Payet. Co-owner David Sullivan has revealed the club are chasing a number of midfield targets, despite clinching the signing of Pedro Obiang from..." June 12

  • West Ham close in on Slaven Bilic as they prepare to announce new boss this week

    London Evening Standard "West Ham are expecting to name their new manager by the end of this week — with former Croatia boss Slaven Bilic still in pole position to land the post. Bilic, who is available after leaving Turkish club Besiktas, was interviewed over the weekend by co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold plus..." June 09

  • West Ham to hold talks with Unai Emery in London this week

    The Telegraph "Unai Emery is due to travel to London this week for talks over his future, with West Ham United ready to pull out all the stops to try to convince the Spaniard to take over at Upton Park. Napoli have already met with Emery in Madrid, while Sevilla want to keep their manager, who has won..." June 05

  • Carlo Ancelotti’s surgery set to rule him out of running for West Ham job

    The Guardian "West Ham United’s faint hopes of convincing Carlo Ancelotti to be their new manager appear to have been dashed after the Italian, who is expected to be dismissed by Real Madrid this week, revealed he will have surgery this summer on a spinal condition. The London club confirmed in the aftermath..." May 26

  • West Ham and Newcastle could offer Michael Laudrup route back into the Premier League

    The Telegraph "Michael Laudrup is interested in a return to the Premier League with West Ham United or Newcastle United. But Carlo Ancelotti has reiterated that he will take a year out to have surgery if he is sacked by Real Madrid, rather than considering a shock move to West Ham Laudrup’s contract as..." May 26

  • West Ham target Carlo Ancelotti as their new manager

    The Telegraph "Carlo Ancelotti has emerged as an ambitious surprise candidate for the managerial vacancy at West Ham United after Sam Allardyce’s departure was confirmed within minutes of Sunday’s 2-0 defeat at Newcastle United. West Ham had been expecting to announce the appointment of Rafael Benitez on..." May 25

  • West Ham ‘ready to beat Liverpool to £15m Mattia Perin transfer’

    Metro "West Ham have reportedly become favourites to seal the £15million transfer of Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin. The Hammers are keen on the stopper who has been in terrific form in Serie A this season. Perin, 22, has been capped by the Italian national team and was part of their 2014 Word Cup..." May 14

  • West Ham manager Sam Allardyce to quit Upton Park

    The Telegraph "Sam Allardyce will reject any offer to stay on as West Ham United manager at the end of the season and he is understood to have turned down a tentative approach from the club’s board to open talks over a new deal. It was widely expected that Allardyce would depart Upton Park, with his contract..." May 12

  • West Ham keen on summer move for £6million Guingamp striker Claudio Beauvue

    Daily Mirror "West Ham are interested in £6million Guingamp striker Claudio Beauvue. The 27-year-old has scored 25 goals this season and is keen to build on this success by moving to the Premier League. Bertrand Desplat, Guingamp President, confirmed his player was interested in a move. “It seems that..." May 11

  • Sebastian Lletget reportedly to sign with LA Galaxy

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to a report by Goal USA, American midfielder Sebastian Lletget will reportedly sign with the LA Galaxy on a free transfer from West Ham United. The 22-year-old has been with the West Ham academy since 2009, and made his first and only professional appearance with the first team in..." May 06

  • 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