West Ham Rumors & News

  • 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

  • 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