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Report: Anderson to arrive in London today

The Daily Mail claim that West Ham have now been granted work permit for Felipe Anderson as they prepare to smash their transfer record in a deal worth in region of £40million. The move is set to be announced in the next 24 hours claims Simon Jones for the tabloid. The paper quotes sources in Italy claiming that a deal […]

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Reports, reports and more reports on Anderson

There has been a flurry of reports on Felipe Anderson this afternoon as speculation on his imminent arrival reaches fever pitch. After weeks of drawn-out haggling reported by the media, TuttoMercatoWeb says a price has been struck between the two clubs for the midfielder. They claim West Ham’s offer of €40m upfront plus €5m in bonuses has been […]

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Mario on Yarmolenko

West Ham Director of Football Mario Husillos believes the capture of Yarmolenko illustrates West Ham’s ambition. Mario told WHUFC.com “We are very happy to welcome Andriy. When we had the opportunity to sign him, we did not hesitate, because he really is the kind of player that we were looking for,” “He is a left-footed […]

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West Ham Podcast: It’s coming home

The Moore Than Just A Podcast crew is back this week recording a closed season podcast episode discussing the latest summer transfer news including the signing of Jack Wilshere and West Ham related topics involving the World Cup and England’s progression to the semi-final without any West Ham players. Listen to Claret and Hugh Associate editor Sean […]

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Hammers midfielder hopes fade and die

West Ham’s hopes of signing Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes died tonight when the player decided to rejoin the Portuguese outfit after quitting the club last month. He has been one of nine players to leave the club after supporters physically attacked some of the players but despite a £20 million bid by the Irons, […]

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West Ham to confirm centre back signing

West Ham is expected to announce the signing of Corinthians centre-back Fabian Balbuena within the next 48 hours. The 26-year-old is understood to have travelled to London to complete a medical and will be confirmed subject to international clearance and a work permit appeal. The Hammers have met the 26-year-old defender’s release clause reported to be […]

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Yarmolenko update

West Ham remain on line to announce their fifth signing of the summer over the next few days when Borussia Dortmund winger Andriy Yarmelenko looks all set to put pen to paper. The Ukranian flew into the Swiss training camp yesterday where he completed a medical and looks likely to have ironed his personal terms […]

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Keown makes Moore than a fool of himself

  By Allen Cummings     I have nothing against Harry Maguire. He’s clearly a solid and efficient defender. He’s been a vital component of Gareth Southgate’s England defence. But does he really justify comparison with England’s finest ever defender – our very own Bobby Moore? Martin Keown, one of the BBC’s many so-called football […]

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Impressive Holland has staked a claim

Young Nathan Holland looks set to take the next step forward in his Hammers fledgling Hammers career after impressing the manager during the pre-season training camp in Switzerland. He and Declan Rice have been the subject of top reports and Manuel Pellegrini will sit down with academy boss Terry Westley on his return to decide […]

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Pellegrini on Wilshere

Manuel Pelegrini us delighted to have captured Jack Wilshere on a free signing from Arsenal and today officially welcomed him to the Hammers squad. The 26 year old midfielder is seen as a replacement for Manu Lanzini initially but once the Argentinian is recovered from injury there should be no reason why both players can’t […]

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West Ham spending to exceed £100m

West Ham spending is set to top £100m this summer but outbound sales are still likely to bring that down to net spend of around £75m. The Hammers spent £22m on Issa Diop, £7m on Łukasz Fabianski, £10m of signing on and agent fees for free agents Ryan Fredericks and Jack Wilshere. It appears Andriy Yarmolenko […]

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Felipe Anderson is 70 percent done

West Ham are closing in on a club record £40 million for the Brazilian midfielder Felipe Anderson. A senior club source close to the deal told Jason Burt at the Telegraph that it was now “70 per cent” complete and although negotiations with the 25-year-old’s club, Lazio, were dragging the move is understood to be […]

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Irons investment must match Pellegrini’s ambitions

By Colin Yates Manuel Pellegrini’s West Ham arrival has rightly given cause for optimism for the forthcoming Premier League season. The early signs in the window are good but his ambitions will only be achieved on the back of the funds available to him. A proven winner, Pellegrini will no doubt bring some attacking flair […]

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Suddenly the Hammers earth is moving

Well this truly is turning into one hell of a summer for the Irons. Amazing what can happen when everybody is employed in the right job without any interference from above isn’t it? Suddenly, the earth is moving under West Ham United as David Sullivan passes on all the deals onto Mario Husillos and Manuel […]

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Official: West Ham United sign Jack Wilshere

West Ham have officially confirmed the signing of Jack Wilshere on a three-year contract thought to be £100,000 per week. The 26-year-old finally put pen-to-paper with the Hammers on Monday and will fly out to Switzerland to link up with Manuel Pellegrini’s squad at their pre-season training camp in Bad Ragaz. “It feels good, it […]

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Late twist in Felipe Anderson saga

West Ham could be close to record signing of Felipe Anderson from Lazio again claims West Ham fan and journalist Lee Clayton writing for the Daily Mail. He claims that West Ham’s increased offer of £40m means the deal is close again citing Italian sources close to the deal. Yesterday, Claret and Hugh were told […]

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Parkesy: “Pellegrini will take no messing from above”

Phil Parkes is the most laid back former Hammer I know yet he rates his excitement level for the new season at 8/10! Much of that is based on the appointment of a manager whom he declares emphatically: “Won’t stand any nonsense or interference from upstairs or listen to anyone but his most trusted advisers.” […]

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Work permits required for two deals

Andriy Yarmolenko and Fabian Balbuena will both require work permits to play for West Ham. A deal for Dortmund winger Yarmolenko appears to be getting closer with his club confirming they are in advanced talks with another club for his sale and have given him permission to speak to that same club. The Paraguayan international […]

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Report: West Ham Transfer target in London

French Football journalist Nabil Djellit claims Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri is currently in London, amid links with a number of Premier League clubs. West Ham, Chelsea and Arsenal have all been linked with the 26-year-old who scored 7 goals and made 9 assists last season catching the eye of some of Europe’s biggest sides […]

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Wilshere’s big day could end on Swiss-bound jet

Jack Wilshere is expected to put pen to paper on his three year deal tomorrow (Mon). We understand that he has passed through an exhaustive medical and that the former Arsenal and England midfielder will become a Hammer within 24 hours. However, he will have no time to hang around as Manuel Pellegrini wants his […]

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Hammers v Winterthur report and all players rated

Winterthur 3 Irons 2 West Ham took  Sunday afternoon stroll against Winterthur as they completed their first seven days in Switzerland. The game looked very much as though Manuel Pellegrini was taking the opportunity to look at players he presumably knew little about and with Arnie and Chicharito on extended break after a busy summer […]

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Dortmund confirm talks ongoing for Yarmolenko

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has told German newspaper Ruhr Nachrichten that Andriy Yarmolenko could leave the club and that the BVB are in negotiations with another club widely reported to be West Ham. The sporting director was asked the question after Yarmolenko was missing from pre-season training with Zorc confirming he has been […]

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Carroll goal from Winteruhr clash and HT report

  HALF TIME: FC Winteruhr 2 Hammers 1 The Hammers went in 2-1 down at half time after Andy Carroll had equalised an early goal with a tap in from Edi Fernandes’s pass before the Swiss regained the lead and then hit the wood work for the second time in the game. But after Zaba […]

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Report: Hammers bid for Bundesliga winger

The Hammers are this morning being reported as having bid 17.5m bid for Borussia Dortmund forward Andriy Yarmolenko. The report comes from Sky where it is claimed that one of their insiders says the deal is subject to a medical and work permit. He joined the Bundesliga team German from Dynamo Kiev for £23m last summer […]

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West Ham pay release clause for centre back

Brazilain club Corinthians have confirmed that West Ham have activated Fabián Balbuena’s release clause thought to be £4m and the centre-back will now undergo have a medical with the Hammers. The club released a statement saying “The Sport Club Corinthians Paulista informs that it received a proposal from West Ham United, of England for player […]

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Jack Wilshere Update

Jack Wilshere is expected to be unveiled as a Hammer in the next 48 hours. The 26-year-old underwent a comprehensive medical examination and scans on Friday with no known problems. He later secretly visited the London Stadium to get the media publicity shots and video recorded of him holding a West Ham shirt. The contract is […]

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