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Gabriel Jesus off the mark as Manchester City rout West Ham again

If this was a glimpse of Manchester City’s future then the Premier League, other than perhaps West Ham United, should rejoice at the thrill that is to come. A team who had run riot in the FA Cup at this expansive venue a little under a month ago merrily put the same opponents to the sword again to surge to within a point of second place. Their authority was hardly tested, their brilliance on the …

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Football transfer rumours: Marseille to wrap up £30m Dimitri Payet return?

Today’s fluff was considering downing tools After being handsomely turned over by Hull City on Thursday night, it was back to the drawing board for Manchester United and José Mourinho. The whiteboard already has one name, in capital letters, virtually engraved in permanent marker. That of Antoine Griezmann , with Manchester United hopeful that Paul Pogba’s hearty relationship with a man he spent the whole of July with last summer, can persuade the…

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West Ham can afford to sell Dimitri Payet but they must keep Andy Carroll fit

West Ham win more matches, score more goals and are a stronger defensive unit when Andy Carroll is in the team By Martin Laurence for WhoScored? , part of the Guardian Sport Network When Slaven Bilic confirmed that Dimitri Payet had expressed his desire to leave West Ham , the club’s fans were understandably devastated. Despite a drop off in form and an increasingly questionable attitude, the France international was still their most creative threat…

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Striking Dimitri Payet will not ‘destroy’ West Ham’s season, says Andy Carroll

• ‘No one player is going to destroy anything’ says rejuvenated striker • Slaven Bilic says happy private life is key to Carroll’s resurgence Andy Carroll has revealed that West Ham United’s players have resolved not to allow the striking Dimitri Payet to “destroy” their season and believes the squad’s anger with the France midfielder is bonding them to match-winning effect. With Payet once again absent after downing tools in an attempt to provoke a transfer to Marseille…

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West Ham in advanced talks to sign Southampton defender José Fonte

• Slaven Bilic may have to beat off competition from Everton • Fonte’s last appearance for Saints came in a defeat at Goodison Park West Ham are in advanced talks to sign Southampton’s José Fonte, although Slaven Bilic may have to beat off competition from Everton, among other clubs, to land the 33-year-old defender. Ronald Koeman, who coached Fonte at Southampton, is also an admirer of the player. Fonte, who could…

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West Ham want Dimitri Payet to apologise after they reject £20m Marseille bid

• Co-chairman David Sullivan adamant club will not be bullied into sale • West Ham yet to return with fourth bid for Brentford’s Scott Hogan West Ham United have rejected a second bid from Marseille of around £20m for Dimitri Payet with the co-chairman David Sullivan adamant the wantaway France international should apologise to supporters before he is allowed to leave the club. Sullivan met the Marseille president, Jacques…

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Dimitri Payet and co cross a line with their striking self-indulgence | Daniel Taylor

Moments such as the West Ham star refusing to play are when people in other team sports must wonder why footballers find it so hard to maintain professional decency There is a passage in one of Sir Alex Ferguson’s latest books that seems deliberately designed to chop West Ham down to size and no doubt, as intended, would have pricked a few egos in the way he does better than anyone. What, Ferguson wanted to know, was…

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West Ham v Crystal Palace, Barcelona v Las Palmas and more: clockwatch – live!

Updates from Satuday’s games across the Premier League and beyond Live scores | All of the latest tables Email your thoughts to Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 2.37pm GMT Charlton v Millwall , usually a lively South London derby, is likely to be overshadowed by off-field matters. Elsewhere, League One’s top four all face sides from the bottom half today. Leaders Sheffield United visit Walsall, Scunthorpe go to managerless Northampton, Bolton…

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Dimitri Payet will not be sold by West Ham in January, says David Sullivan

• Co-chairman insists Payet will not leave West Ham this month • ‘We will not sell Dimitri in the January transfer window’ says Sullivan The West Ham United co-chairman David Sullivan has vowed not to let wantaway forward Dimitri Payet leave this month. The France international this week told manager Slaven Bilic that he wishes to leave the club and has refused to play against Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon. The 29-year-old, who signed a bumper £125,000-…

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Dimitri Payet has had his head turned at worst possible moment for West Ham | Amy Lawrence

West Ham’s Dimitri Payet does not want to play for the club again but these disputes often end up in an awkward truce, briefly convenient for both sides Dimitri Payet may never have heard of Pierre van Hooijdonk but during the spare time he may find he has on his hands in self-imposed exile from West Ham United , he could look up one of the first Premier League players to go on strike and see how that panned out. Van…

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Brentford turn down £12.5m from West Ham United for striker Scott Hogan

• Premier League side may have to match £15m valuation • Hammers manager Slaven Bilic could lose Simone Zaza Brentford are determined not to sell Scott Hogan for less than their £15m valuation after rejecting West Ham’s latest offer worth up to £12.5m for the striker. Slaven Bilic is desperate to add to his attacking options with Italy forward Simone Zaza likely to leave the club this month…

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Pep Guardiola sitting pretty as Slaven Bilic looks for a place to hide | Simon Burnton

Individual errors at vital moments left West Ham on the wrong end of a 5-0 scoreline against Manchester City and Slaven Bilic looking for a hole to climb into Nowhere in English football does the manager appear more isolated than at the London Stadium. This match had a television audience of millions, a stadium attendance of tens of thousands, a matchday staff in the hundreds, a few dozen players, coaches and physios and beyond them all, standing …

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West Ham 0-5 Manchester City: FA Cup third round – as it happened

City produce an excellent away performance to thrash West Ham and book their spot in the fourth round of the FA Cup 9.47pm GMT That was an excellent performance from Manchester City, and a dreadful home one from West Ham . City played with verve and skill for 90 minutes, and fully deserved their margin of victory, but West Ham were dismal. They gave City time and space, and just failed to muster anything in attack. Maybe it would have been different …

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West Ham’s Slaven Bilic relishes FA Cup duel with shaky Manchester City

• Bilic says pressing of Pep Guardiola’s team has dented their confidence • West Ham manager goes into Friday’s Cup tie with ‘big ambitions’ Opponents have worked out how to play against Manchester City and Pep Guardiola’s side are “not that confident any more” said Slaven Bilic, whose West Ham United side play them in the FA Cup at the London Stadium on Friday night. Related: West Ham’s Slaven Bilic still in hunt for Jermain Defoe despite rejected …

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West Ham’s Slaven Bilic still in hunt for Jermain Defoe despite rejected bid

• ‘Last season he was probably the main reason Sunderland stayed up’ • West Ham also expected to table £9m bid for Brentford’s Scott Hogan Slaven Bilic remains in the hunt for Jermain Defoe after West Ham United had an opening offer for their former player rejected by Sunderland . Bilic once again sang the praises of the 11-goal striker who started his career at West Ham, though the manager refused to comment…

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The Dozen: the best photos from the final batch of festive Premier League fixtures

Your roundup of the best photography from the final batch of festive fixtures in the top flight Continue reading…

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Football transfer rumours: Chelsea keen on West Ham’s Michail Antonio?

Today’s fluff has got a fist of pure emotion It has already been a good year for Chelsea . The opening days of 2017 have seen both Arsenal and Liverpool unexpectedly drop points in away games they might have expected to win comfortably, leaving the Blues basking in the luxury of both a game in hand and a five-point lead at the table’s summit. All of this has given Antonio Conte a little…

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Watford offer initial £8m for Brentford striker Scott Hogan

• West Ham also interested in signing former non-league striker • Hogan has scored 14 goals from 25 Championship appearances Watford have offered an initial £8m for Brentford’s Scott Hogan, with West Ham also interested in the 24-year-old fomer non-league striker. Watford manager Walter Mazarri is keen to strengthen his forward line having seen his side score just 23 goals in 19 Premier League matches so far this season. Related: Transfer window …

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic on target as Manchester United beat West Ham

Manchester United’s winning run marched on into the new year at the London Stadium with a tight, lop-sided but still oddly inevitable 2-0 defeat of West Ham pegged out around two decisive moments. The first was a Mike Dean joint, the Premier League’s most theatrically interventionist referee choosing to send off Sofiane Feghouli with 13 minutes gone after a challenge with Phil Jones that saw both men tackle strongly but fairly. With…

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West Ham United v Manchester United: Premier League – as it happened

Juan Mata and Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored to take Manchester United to within a point of fourth place after the controversial sending off of West Ham’s Sofiane Feghouli 7.23pm GMT Related: Zlatan Ibrahimovic on target as Manchester United beat West Ham 7.10pm GMT Well, what an odd game. Mike Dean’s harsh sending off of Feghouli in the first half should have given Manchester United the impetus to race away with the game. But that didn’t happen. It took the introduction…

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The worst January transfers every year since the winter window started | Simon Burnton

Some got roughed up by Gary Neville, others had an obsession with Twitter, but from Michael Ricketts to Oumar Niasse, these players all have a dismal January transfer in common At 11.30pm on the first ever January transfer deadline day, Middlesbrough sealed the signing of the striker who was intended to revolutionise their team. “I was stuck in a rut at Bolton, training was the same all the time, things …

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Islam Slimani heads relieved Leicester to victory over West Ham

The way Leicester City rounded off the greatest year in their history augurs well for 2017. The champions will not retain their title, of course, but this timely reassertion of the virtues that earned them their proudest honour at least suggested they are primed to avoid an undignified descent into the relegation zone. There is a long way to go but this was a step in the right direction. Leicester came into this game with only one win from their…

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West Ham’s Andy Carroll twists knife into Bob Bradley and Swansea

It was an afternoon when the mood turned ugly in South Wales as Swansea City supporters called for Bob Bradley to be sacked and vented their anger at the members of the board who sold their shares in the summer. “We want Bradley out” and “You greedy bastards get out of our club” were among the chants reverberating around the stadium during another chastening defeat for a team who look resigned to relegation. Related: Bob Bradley expects crisis talks after Swansea fans demand…

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West Ham do not want to sell team’s ‘top player’ Dimitri Payet, says Slaven Bilic

• Interest in Payet could bring out the best in him, claims manager • Injury will sideline West Ham striker Diafra Sakho for up to 10 weeks Slaven Bilic has said West Ham will do all they can to keep their “top player” Dimitri Payet during the January transfer window. Payet has again been the subject of interest from other clubs as the window approaches, with Arsenal and Manchester United linked with the France …

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Mark Noble counts his spot luck as West Ham see off bullish Burnley

The demeanour was no less hangdog, but Slaven Bilic’s words were upbeat at last as he was able to celebrate a rare home Premier League victory. Mark Noble’s first-half goal, tucking away the rebound of his own saved penalty, earned West Ham three points in an unremarkable but unrelenting encounter with Burnley in which the home side dominated the first half only for the visitors to spring back in …

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West Ham’s Álvaro Arbeloa: I don’t regret coming at all. I want to be here to the end | Sid Lowe

The Spanish defender backs his manager Slaven Bilic but feels the players ‘should be killing each other a bit more’ over their side’s recent disappointments Álvaro Arbeloa could see them go – they weren’t exactly sneaking out. Even before Alexis Sánchez scored Arsenal’s final goal last Saturday, thousands of West Ham fans had left the London Stadium, those long, painful closing minutes played before sweeps of empty white seats. The Spaniard couldn’t stop them; nor …

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