West Ham Rumors & News

  • West Ham complete Enner Valencia signing after he receives work permit

    The Guardian "Sam Allardyce has not had much good news of late but he will be delighted that the Ecuador striker Enner Valencia has been granted a work permit to complete his move to West Ham. With the club record signing Andy Carroll ruled out for four months following surgery on an ankle injury, Allardyce..." July 30

  • Samuel Eto'o offered to West Ham as Sam Allardyce eyes Arsenal's Joel Campbell

    Daily Mail "Former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o has been offered to West Ham but the 33-year-old is understood to want £100,000 a week. The former Chelsea frontman is a free agent after his deal at Stamford Bridge ran out. Hammers boss Sam Allardyce, who needs a replacement for the injured Andy..." July 29

  • Fears West Ham's Andy Carroll could be out FOUR months with ankle injury

    Daily Mirror "West Ham are sweating on the fitness of Andy Carroll amid fears he is out two to four months with his latest injury. The club are hopeful that the extent of the setback is nothing more than a twisted ankle, which they feel would rule Carroll out for two to four weeks. There are, however,..." July 24

  • Newcastle plot Andy Carroll transfer back home from West Ham in £15million deal

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle want to take Geordie hero Andy Carroll back to Tyneside, writes Alan Oliver in the Sunday People. The 25-year-old hitman’s career has stalled since he moved from St James’ Park to Liverpool for £35million in January 2011, and a switch to West Ham for £15m has failed to reignite..." July 20

  • Dnipro reject West Ham's bid for Ukraine star Yevhen Konoplyanka

    Sky Sports "Dnipro have rejected West Ham’s offer of £9.5million for winger Yevhen Konoplyanka, according to Sky sources. The 24-year-old Ukraine international has been the subject of interest from a host of Premier League clubs over the past year. Konoplyanka is thought to have a £12m buy-out clause in..." July 18

  • Enner Valencia linked with West Ham move after impressive World Cup with Ecuador

    Daily Mail "West Ham are plotting a £10million swoop for Ecuador forward Enner Valencia. The 25-year-old, who plays for Mexican club Pachuca, looks set for a move to Europe this summer. And the Hammers have registered their firm interest in the South American. Third parties working on West Ham’s behalf..." July 09

  • West Ham ‘make £12m bid for Liverpool and Tottenham target Yevhen Konoplyanka’

    Metro "West Ham are believed to have made a £12m move for Liverpool and Tottenham target Yevhen Konoplyanka. The Dnipro midfielder was wanted by the Reds in January, with Brendan Rodgers making several unsuccessful approaches for the 24-year-old. But it looks as though Konoplyanka’s move to the..." July 08

  • Premier League revenues top £2.5 billion

    Fox Sports "Commercial revenue increased by 21% at Premier League clubs in the 2012/13 season and topped £2.5 billion for the first time, according to the Annual Review of Football Finance by Deloitte. However, over 75% of the revenue increase was spent on wages, which rose by £125m (8%) to £1.8billion and..." June 05

  • QPR in for Joleon Lescott transfer swoop after West Ham talks fell through

    Daily Mirror "Newly promoted QPR are close to signing central defender Joleon Lescott. The out-of-contract Manchester City defender has also held talks with West Ham, but they were put off by his wage demands. QPR boss Harry Redknapp will also sign Wolves’ on-loan striker Kevin Doyle in a £1m..." May 31

  • West Ham offer Gareth Barry big bucks in bid to pip Everton and Arsenal to free agent

    Daily Mail "West Ham have joined the race to sign free agent midfielder Gareth Barry. The 33-year-old has offers from Everton and Arsenal but the Upton Park club are trying to improved terms over a two-year deal. Everton have offered Barry around £50,000 a week while Arsenal's is similar but Barry knows..." May 27

  • West Ham join Everton and Arsenal in race to land Gareth Barry

    The Express "The 33-year-old has offers from Everton and Arsenal, but the Hammers are putting together improved terms over a two-year deal. Everton have offered Barry about £50,000 a week, while Arsenal’s deal is similar, but Barry knows his playing opportunities would be more limited at the..." May 27

  • West Ham agree a three-year deal with Argentine forward Mauro Zarate

    Daily Star "The 27-year-old currently plays in his homeland for Velez Sarsfield, but has had spells in Europe with Birmingham City in 2008 and more recently with Italian giants Lazio and Inter Milan. The signing would mark Sam Allardyce's first foray into the transfer market this summer since it was..." May 26

  • Alan Pardew wants West Ham's Mark Noble at St James' Park

    Daily Star "Newcastle boss Pardew is weighing up a summer move for the influential Hammers midfielder. Pardew is a long-term admirer of Noble, 27, who is contracted to West Ham until 2016 and rated at around £8m. And after being told he will still be in charge at St James' Park next season Noble is back..." May 20

  • Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon linked with West Ham move

    Metro "The 27-year-old not only missed out on Roy Hodgson’s 23-strong squad for this summer’s World Cup but wasn’t selected among this seven standby players for the tournament. Having appeared in the previous two World Cups during his 21-game international career, Lennon’s form has dipped over the..." May 18

  • Arsenal 'in talks' with Anderlecht's Cheikhou Kouyate but must battle West Ham

    Daily Star "The player's agent revealed how Arsenal and Liverpool were in discussions to bring the Senegal-born defender to the Premier League at the start of the year but nothing materialised. Now, Saffet Balkan has said he is in discussions with Arsenal and the Hammers as well as a host of top European..." May 16

  • Momo Diame a target for Everton as West Ham midfielder looks for summer switch

    Daily Mail "Everton are monitoring West Ham midfielder Momo Diame’s situation ahead of a potential summer swoop. The Senegal international, who recently admitted he’d jump at the chance of playing for a top-six club, is open to leaving Upton Park this summer. And Toffees boss Roberto Martinez is..." May 03

  • Vast majority of West Ham fans vote to axe Sam Allardyce

    Daily Mirror "Sam Allardyce has been driven up the poll by a landslide vote from West Ham fans calling for him to be sacked. Nearly four out of five Hammers supporters in a survey have delivered a huge blow to Big Sam’s chances of remaining in charge at Upton Park for a fourth season. Of the 12,392..." April 30

  • West Ham fans' anti-Allardyce chants and banners at West Brom cast doubt on manager's future

    Daily Mirror "West Ham’s latest nosedive left Sam Allardyce facing growing unrest from fans ahead of a crunch meeting with the club’s owners. The Hammers' boss had to endure chants of, “F*** off Sam Allardyce” and, “You don’t know what you are doing” from the travelling fans as they watched their team lose..." April 28

  • West Ham fans protest against Sam Allardyce after yet another defeat

    Pro Soccer Talk "West Ham United are in danger of heading back into a relegation battle. For most of the season disgruntled Hammers fans directed their anger at veteran boss Sam Allardyce, as West Ham’s direct style of play isn’t for the purists but it usually gets results. Recently though, the wins have dried..." April 26

  • Joe Cole expects to leave West Ham at the end of the season

    Sky Sports "West Ham midfielder Joe Cole says it is unlikely he will stay at the club beyond this season. The 32-year-old rejoined the Hammers - with whom he started his career - from Liverpool in January 2013 on an 18-month deal, which runs out at the end of this season. He has started just six matches..." April 25

  • West Ham set to open Emanuele Giaccherini transfer talks with Sunderland

    Metro "West Ham are ready to offer a Premier League lifeline to Emanuele Giaccherini by signing him from Sunderland at the end of the season. With the Black Cats looking all but certain to be relegated from the top flight this term, Italy international Giaccherini had been facing an uncertain..." April 17

  • West Ham to resurrect Joleon Lescott transfer from Manchester City in the summer window

    Daily Mirror "Sam Allardyce will try again to land Joleon Lescott when he leaves Manchester City on a free this summer. City will not offer Lescott a new deal and the defender has made up his mind to go on a Bosman because he is not a first choice under boss Manuel Pellegrini. Allardyce failed with a bid..." April 17

  • West Ham set to renew interest in Leeds star

    talkSport "The east London club were strongly linked with a move for the Scotland international back in January but the move never materialised. The Leeds captain is the club’s top goalscorer with 28 goals this season. Sam Allardyce is already considering his summer options with the club virtually..." April 12

  • West Ham and Hull lead chase for AC Milan's £3million-rated midfielder Sulley Muntari

    Daily Mirror "Hull and West Ham are in the hunt to land £3million-rated Sulley Muntari this summer. Muntari will be offered to clubs after becoming a casualty of AC Milan’s shake-up. The Ghana midfielder had one season in English football with Portsmouth six years ago and helped them win the FA Cup. He..." April 07

  • West Ham winger Stewart Downing wants fans to back the team

    Sky Sports "Manager Sam Allardyce and his West Ham side were booed last Wednesday following the vital 2-1 win over Hull and Downing admits he was surprised by the reaction from the home fans. Speaking ahead of Monday night's Sky Live clash with Sunderland, he said: "We found it all a little bit strange,..." March 31

  • Liverpool Close In On Deal to Sign West Ham Midfielder

    Caught Off Side "Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will launch a £3.5m bid for West Ham midfielder Mohamed Diame as he seeks to strengthen his midfield options. CaughtOffside understands that the Anfield side’s offer will trigger the 26 year old’s release clause, leaving the Senegal international free to then..." March 22

  • Wigan are lining up a move to sign West Ham's Jack Collison on loan

    Sky Sports "Wigan boss Uwe Rosler is in the market for midfield reinforcements after losing Ben Watson and Chris McCann to serious injuries recently. A host of midfielders have been linked with moves to the DW Stadium, but it appears Rosler is ready to push through a swoop for Wales international..." March 18

  • West Ham midfielder in line to face Arsenal at Wembley after agreeing Wigan switch

    talkSport "West Ham midfielder Jack Collison is set to join Wigan Athletic on loan until the end of the season and could even play in the FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal. Collison has failed to secure a regular first-team place at Upton Park and has already been sent out on loan to Bournemouth this..." March 17

  • West Ham's Joe Cole set for Brighton transfer when his contract expires in the summer

    Daily Mirror "Joe Cole is ready to make a summer move to Brighton. The ex-England star has struggled to nail down a first-team place since returning to West Ham last year and is out of contract at Upton Park at the end of this season. It is believed that Cole, 32, has accepted that he is unlikely to find..." March 16

  • Tottenham, West Ham and Fulham join race for starlet Diego Poyet

    The Express "The midfielder has established himself as a first-team regular this season and has impressed during the Addicks' FA Cup run to the quarter-finals. The Premier League trio are keeping tabs on Poyet, but will have to battle with European heavyweights Barcelona and Inter Milan, who are keeping an..." March 14

  • West Ham star Morrison completes QPR loan switch

    talkSport "West Ham star Ravel Morrison has completed his loan switch to QPR. The controversial midfielder had been linked with a move away from the east London side, after falling out of favour with Sam Allardyce. As talkSPORT told you last week, Morrison had already agreed to join the Rs but now the..." February 19

  • West Ham starlet Morrison agrees QPR loan switch

    talkSport "West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has agreed to join Queens Park Rangers on loan until the end of the season. The 21-year-old had been linked with a move to Premier League strugglers Fulham in January - amid reports the 21-year-old wanted to leave Upton Park. Morrison has not started a..." February 13

  • West Ham may BENCH Andy Carroll on his return from suspension

    Daily Star "Carroll's importance to the East London club has been highlighted by their fight to have his recent red card for a clash with Swansea's Chico Flores overturned. West Ham were unsuccessful in an appeal and then took their case to an independent tribunal as they battled to get the England forward..." February 11

  • Carroll's red card appeal turned down

    talkSport "West Ham striker Andy Carroll's three-match ban for being sent off in the 2-0 win over Swansea has been upheld by the Football Association. The Hammers forward got his marching orders for swinging an arm out at Chico Flores but contact appeared minimal with the Spanish defender clearly making..." February 04

  • West Ham to appeal against Carroll's red card for clash with Swansea defender Chico

    Daily Mail "West Ham manager Sam Allardyce insists the club will be appealing Andy Carroll's red card picked up in their 2-0 win against Swansea. The Upton Park club will submit their formal appeal to FA disciplinary chiefs ahead of Monday's 1pm deadline and are ready to go to the High Court if it is not..." February 03

  • West Ham sign midfielder Abdul Razak on short-term deal

    The Guardian "West Ham have signed former Manchester City midfielder Abdul Razak on a short-term deal. The 21-year-old Ivory Coast international came through the ranks at City after originally starting out at Crystal Palace but found first-team opportunities limited at the Etihad Stadium. Razak has spent..." January 30

  • West Ham target Dani Osvaldo transfer after Southampton striker's ruck with team-mate

    Daily Mirror "West Ham are lining up a shock move for bad-boy Southampton forward Dani Osvaldo. Hammers boss Sam Allardyce wants to take Osvaldo on loan, after missing out on No.1 striker target Lacina Traore and despite signing Roma hitman Marco Borriello on loan on Saturday. Saints are desperate to..." January 27

  • West Ham to return with improved £5m offer for McCormack after initial rejected bid

    Daily Mail "West Ham are poised to make an improved £5million offer for Leeds United striker Ross McCormack on Monday. Leeds have rejected an initial proposal of £3million plus and extra £1m on appearances and the Upton Park club will return with £4m plus £1m. Leeds are willing to accept that as talks..." January 27

  • West Ham close in on Italian double swoop with Antonio Nocerio and Marco Borriello close

    The Express "West Ham are on the brink of a double swoop that would see two Italian internationals arrive at Upton Park to bolster the Hammers fight against relegation. Reports in Italy suggest that a loan deal for Milan midfielder Antonio Nocerino has already been agreed, while a similar move for Roma..." January 24

  • West Ham keen on Arsenal’s Thomas Vermaelen, admits Sam Allardyce

    Metro "Vermaelen has found himself unable to displace either Per Mertesacker or Laurent Koscielny from the Gunners’ starting XI, and has only made 11 appearances in all competitions this season. This has led to speculation the Belgian could be making a move away from the Emirates, but Allardyce is..." January 20

  • West Ham in talks to sign £7m Southampton striker Lambert

    Daily Mail "West Ham are back in negotiations with crisis-torn Southampton for striker Rickie Lambert. The London club are willing to pay £7million for the England international but have yet to agree to his financial demands. The deal is some way from being concluded but Southampton have indicated they..." January 16

  • West Ham report Fulham over 'tapping up' of Ravel Morrison

    The Guardian "West Ham United have reported Fulham to the Premier League over what they believe is the tapping up of Ravel Morrison. The east London club were furious on Tuesday night to hear the Fulham manager, Rene Meulensteen, suggest that the midfielder wanted to come to Craven Cottage. Meulensteen, who..." January 15

  • Andy Carroll says being on the sidelines drives him crazy as he says injury was ''nightmare''

    Daily Mirror "The England striker made his first appearance of the season in the win over Cardiff on Saturday and is delighted to be back on the pitch. West Ham United striker Andy Carroll has reflected on his return from injury, insisting his spell on the sidelines was the most frustrating period of his..." January 15

  • Crystal Palace and QPR eye Carlton Cole move after West Ham striker's contract expires

    Daily Mirror "Carlton Cole is set to decide on his future within the next 48 hours. The in-form West Ham striker's short term deal expired yesterday. It means the Irons striker , who netted the first goal in the club's crucial 2-0 win at Cardiff on Saturday, is now a free agent with QPR boss Harry..." January 14

  • West Ham offer Joleon Lescott £90k-a-week to join relegation struggle

    The Guardian "Joleon Lescott is the target of a move to West Ham United from Manchester City, though he may reject the transfer worth £90,000-a-week because he is hopeful of attracting a higher-placed club in a bid to force his way into England's squad for the World Cup finals in Brazil. The central defender..." January 13

  • Joleon Lescott not joining West Ham on loan, says Manuel Pellegrini

    Metro "It has been claimed Sam Allardyce could land the England defender as the Hammers attempt to fight their way out of relegation trouble but City boss Pellegrini said: ‘No, no. I am not talking about any loan. ‘I repeat, when this transfer window is over at the end of January, we will see what..." January 13

  • Fiorentina look to snatch Inter's Ishak Belfodil from under the nose of West Ham

    The Express "Reports in Italy yesterday suggested a deal to bring Belfodil to east London was imminent, with Hammers officials allegedly pictured heading into negotiations with their Inter counterparts. Indeed, it was thought that the 21-year-old could arrive in England as soon as Thursday to undergo a..." January 10

  • West Ham consider move for Chelsea midfielder

    Sports Direct News "West Ham United may look to sign Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien if Mohamed Diame leaves the club, it has emerged. SportsDirect News learned yesterday that Diame is considering his future at Upton Park after a difficult season so far for Sam Allardyce's side, with the likes of Liverpool and..." January 09

  • Stoke and West Ham battling for French defender

    talkSport "Mark Hughes is keen to strengthen his squad in January and has been linked with a move for the Frenchman. But he will have to act fast if he wants to sign him as reports in France suggest that Sam Allardyce is also considering a move for the 26-year-old. The West Ham manager has wasted no..." January 07

  • Harry Redknapp lined up to replace Sam Allardyce at West Ham

    The Express "Upton Park legend Redknapp, below, who played for the club and managed them for seven years up to 2001, was last night installed as the bookies’ favourite to return, with Allardyce effectively given a few weeks to save his job. Allardyce has been publicly backed by Hammers owners David Sullivan..." January 07