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Hammers boss explains pre-season campaign

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini has explained his thinking on the Hammers pre-season campaign. The Hammers will travel to Switzerland for a training camp and game against Challenge League side FC Winterthur before returning to England to face four EFL clubs. They will play  trio Aston Villa, Preston North End and Ipswich Town and League One […]

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Maddison for Lanzini etc? Err…let’s all calm down

Various hares are already running as the Hammers summer transfer window starts to get active and much looks to be highly uninformed guesswork. According to The Guardian for example the Hammers will be making a move for Norwich City’s James Maddison as a replacement Manu Lanzini. That would be all well and good were it […]

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Agent: Pastore likely to miss out on move to West Ham

PSG midfielder Javier Pastore risks pricing himself out of a move to West Ham claims football agent Bruno Satin. Pastore was heavily linked with a move to the Hammers this summer with a transfer fee with PSG agreed in principle, however his wages demands of £190,000 per week are deemed excessive and there is currently a stalemate unless […]

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Report: Lazio want Hammers to double their initial offer

Italian journalist Gianluca DiMarzio claims West Ham’s initial bid for Felipe Anderson was just £17.5m plus add-ons which was rejected by Lazio who want something closer to £35m he claims on his football website. DiMarzio says: “West Ham have officially started their pursuit of Felipe Anderson, making an offer of € 20m plus add ons to Lazio for the […]

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Too early to write off Manuel Lanzini

There is much wide speculation about Manuel Lanzini’s devastating injury and the real severity of it. On one hand, those close to the player are saying he is very confident he will in six to nine months for the start of the 2019/2020 season while others claim it is the worst rupture of the anterior […]

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Director of football story is untrue

The Sun newspaper has today claimed that Manuel Pellegrini has lost a boardroom battle to install his friend Mario Husillos to head up recruitment for the Hammers. However, Claret and Hugh understands this report is fundamentally untrue and Husillos will soon join West Ham as was always planned. The tabloid falsely claimed ‘reports have already […]

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Hammers must pay more to land keeper

West Ham have been told they must pay more to land Swansea keeper Lukasz Fabianski. As reported by Wales Online the Hammers had their opening bid rejected last week as part of a double swoop which included defender Alfie Mawson. 33-year-old Fabianski played the second half of Poland’s 2-2 draw with Chile last Friday as he […]

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Irons knock back imminent signing story

West Ham have tonight flatly denied various reports across Europe that they are about to do a deal for Barcelona defender Marlon Santos. The Irons have been linked with the player for a couple of weeks now since The Sun somehow managed to create a link to the 23 year old after he has enjoyed a […]

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Report: Hammers in race for French defender

The Hammers are today reported to be in a race with Fulham and Everton to sign Toulouse central defender Issa Diop. Manuel Pellegrini returns from Chile this week and is understood to have the 21 year old in his sights after the player has been tracked by Arsenal, Tottenham, Inter Milan and Barcelona over the […]

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Hammers look set for signing ‘summit meeting’

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini is understood to have left Chile this morning en route for Spain as the serious transfer market discussions look set to start in earnest. Pellegrini and his director of football Mario Husillos and assistant Ruben Cousillas – both currently believed to be in Spain – are set for their first […]

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Hammers keep an eye on United pair

West Ham – despite, as regularly reported, having had no contact from Manchester United over Marko Arnautovic – are keeping an eye on a couple of United players as they head into the final year of their contracts. Both defender Chris Smalling and striker Anthony Marital would be of interest although the striker is currently […]

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August 9 deadline lads…so fingers out please!

Well, after so long on the dark side I supposed some of us should be used to West Ham life. A summer that started in a blaze of happiness and optimism with the appointment of our new manager is slowly slipping gears into neutral or reverse even. There weren’t many who weren’t well pleased with […]

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New name in Hammers goalkeeping frame

West Ham’s goalkeeping position is today continuing to cause anxiety with Adrian allegedly seeking assurances over his position at the club. We reported last night the Spaniard is unsettled by the current situation with the club looking for and launching bids for a new keeper. And today word is that with a year left on […]

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Hammers give up on midfielder move

West Ham have given up on a move for Fulham’s Tom Cairney who has been strongly fancied by both former boss David Moyes and new manager Manuel Pellegrini. The club has made solid inquiries about the 27 year old midfielder who has been outstanding in the newly promoted Premier League side. But the Cottagers are […]

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Hammers insist Rice deal will be sorted

West Ham remain entirely confident that Declan Rice will sign a new three or four years deal with the club and are unworried by the leak which claimed the defender had only been offered an £8k weekly wage. The preliminary skirmishing around such contract negotiations are entirely normal and there has undoubtedly been some predictable […]

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Hammers support PL agents crackdown

A long overdue crackdown on the activities of agents is one of the major issues to arise from the latest Premier League recommendations to emerge from the latest chairman’s meeting . A  decision — backed by 15 clubs including the Hammers— will see recommendations drawn up o be passed on to FIFA who are themselves […]

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Hammers wages savings analysed

West Ham will have are set to shed over £13 million from their annual wage bill once they have offloaded the players  likely to be surplus to requirements under new manager Manuel Pellegrini. With Financial Fair Play Regulations again being taken seriously across the game – notably at Paris St Germain – the club are […]

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New deal for young Hammer

Hammers youngster Dan Kemp has agreed a new three year deal with the club. The 19-year-old winger is set to remain until 2021 and with Nathan Holland, will be looking for a first team breakthrough next season. Kemp is currently recovering from a cruciate injury but is expected to be fit for the start of […]

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All our thoughts with you Manu on this horrible day

    By Hugh Southon     If you are feeling bad tonight multiply the feeling 100 times and you may just feel as bad as poor Manu Lanzini. What terrible, devastating, horrendous news and right here, right now ClaretandHugh sends him absolutely all the very best in the world on a day of devastation […]

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Devastating Lanzini injury update

West Ham have been hit by the worst possible update on Manu Lanzini’s injury after contacting Argentine national team medics. The club believed they were ready for the worst when hearing he had ruptured the cruciate in his right leg but were stunned when the full extent of the damage was revealed to them this […]

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Arnautovic/United update

West Ham are this morning insisting there’s been no contact from Manchester United over Marko Arnautovic. Media reports and social media chat has been suggesting that a deal is in the offing after talks, on the one hand with Marko’s agent, and. on the other, with the club. However, despite figures being bandied around of […]

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Report: Irons eye Barca midfielder

West Ham are being linked with Barcelona’s Brazilian midfielder Rafinha in some European media outlets this morning. The twice capped international midfielder played 17 games on loan with Inter last season in a deal which included an option to buy at around £35 million. He played 17 times for the Serie A outfit in the […]

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Top ten clubs to take greater share of TV money

Premier League Clubs will receive more money from International TV rights the higher up the table they finish it has been announced. From the 2019-20 season the current level of revenue from international TV rights sales, £3.3bn, will still be shared equally between all 20 clubs. Any increase on that level, which Scudamore is understood to […]

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No West Ham player should earn £200,000 per week

Over eighty-two percent of 1,600 readers voting in a Claret and Hugh poll say no West Ham player should earn £200,000 per week.  The poll was in response to reports that Javier Pastore from PSG wants between £190,000 to £200,000 to join West Ham, a similar wage he already enjoys at French champions PSG. Full results: […]

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Manuel Pellegrini: The ‘definitive’ managerial guide

Manuel Pellegrini – the affable 64-year-old Chilean usually is a man who keeps himself to himself if you overlook his recently media outbursts! “Tactician” would be the first word that springs to mind when considering the man’s character over a career which has seen him manager in Argentina, Chile, and finally – in 2004 – […]

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Anderson’s in London …oh, hold on Big Ben doesn’t agree

Social media  ‘news stories’  and pictures should be marked with a silly season warning and here’s an example of why with no disrespect intended to anybody! As we all know at this time of the year images regularly appear of player in or around London. And that is a big signal apparently to ensure that […]

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2 AFC Bournemouth 3
3 Arsenal 3
4 Manchester City 3
5 Newcastle United 3
6 Brighton & Hov… 3
7 Leeds United 3
8 Chelsea 3
9 Brentford 1
10 Fulham 1
11 Leicester City 1
12 Liverpool 1
13 Manchester United 0
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0
15 Everton 0
16 Aston Villa 0
17 Crystal Palace 0
18 Nottingham Forest 0
19 West Ham United 0
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