West Ham Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Andy Carroll set for West Ham return

    The World Game "West Ham United could have striker Andy Carroll back in its squad within the next two games, manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed. The club-record signing has yet to feature this season after taking longer than first anticipated to heal from a problematic foot injury but the 25-year-old could be..." January 07

  • Norwich eye move for Heitinga after Everton defender snubbed West Ham switch

    Daily Mail "Norwich are hoping to revive a deal for Everton defender John Heitinga. The 31-year-old has interest from Fulham, Newcastle and Roma who are also among clubs keen on Manchester United left-back Alexander Buttner. Last week, Heitinga abandoned a move to West Ham. 'The deal has been..." January 06

  • Joe Cole interests Redknapp

    Sports Direct News "Thirty-two-year old Cole has an indifferent record this season and SportsDirect News has learned exclusively he interests his first boss Harry Redknapp at Queens Park Rangers. The Loftus Road manager is heading back towards the Premier League with his team currently sitting in third place, five..." January 03

  • West Ham plot final bid to lure Demba Ba from Chelsea

    The Express "Ba spent six months at West Ham in 2011, but left to join Newcastle following their relegation. And having unsuccessfully tried to lure the Senegal international back on numerous occasions - most recently this summer - Allardyce is making a final play to land the striker. West Ham are poised..." January 02

  • Fulham keen on signing West Ham star Morrison with boss Meulensteen hoping to link up with former United youngster

    Daily Mail "Fulham are considering a bid for Ravel Morrison in the January window but face a battle to persuade him to leave West Ham. The 20-year-old has 18 months left on contract and West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has already admitted concern that he could be prised away with a decent bid next..." December 31

  • West Ham United owner David Gold expects Andy Carroll to return in "two to three weeks"

    The Telegraph "West Ham United expect Andy Carroll to be playing within “two to three weeks”, according to owner David Gold, meaning Sam Allardyce can shift his focus to defensive reinforcements once the transfer window opens on Wednesday. Carroll, the club’s record signing, has not played since his..." December 30

  • West Ham co-owner Sullivan regrets Carroll purchase

    Goal.com "West Ham co-owner David Sullivan admits he regrets the signing of Andy Carroll, and would not have sanctioned the transfer had the club known the forward would be injured for so long. After impressing on loan at Upton Park last season, the 24-year-old completed a permanent switch from Liverpool..." December 14

  • West Ham eye Diego Milito transfer from Inter Milan for a bargain fee

    Daily Mirror "West Ham are poised to make a shock move for Inter Milan forward Diego Milito when the transfer window opens next month. Milito, 34, is set to out of contract at the end of the season - and reports in Italy suggest Inter could be willing to let him leave in January for a reduced fee. The..." December 10

  • West Ham manager Allardyce under increased pressure after slipping to edge of relegation

    The Telegraph "Sam Allardyce is facing a race against time to keep his West Ham United job. The Hammers are wary of repeating their Avram Grant mistake – and that could be bad news for manager Allardyce. The 4-1 defeat at Liverpool on Saturday means West Ham are just five points ahead of the Premier League’s..." December 09

  • Carlton Cole hoping regular goals will earn new deal with West Ham

    Sky Sports "Carlton Cole is determined to get himself on the scoresheet regularly so he can earn a new contract at West Ham. Cole left West Ham in the summer after seven years at the club, but he was unable to find another club and returned to Upton Park in October on a short-term deal as cover for the..." December 01

  • West Ham and Newcastle keen to bring 'homesick' Samba back to England

    The Express "West Ham and Newcastle are both preparing to try and bring former Blackburn and QPR defender Christopher Samba back to England. Reports in Russia suggest that several Premier League clubs have expressed an interest in signing Samba from Dinamo Moscow but the Magpies and Hammers are currently in..." November 28

  • Tottenham's Jermain Defoe agrees transfer to Toronto of MLS in January

    Daily Mirror "Jermain Defoe has agreed an incredible £90,000-a-week switch to Major League Soccer side Toronto FC. The 31-year-old Tottenham and England striker has shattered the hopes of domestic clubs bidding to land him in January by accepting a stunning four-year offer to move to Canada. Defoe said..." November 27

  • West Ham eye surprise January move for Diego Forlan to ease striker woes

    Daily Mirror "West Ham are poised to make a surprise move for former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan when the transfer window reopens in January. Boss Sam Allardyce is desperate to strengthen his forward line as club record signing Andy Carroll is still some way from making a first-team..." November 22

  • Newcastle eye January deal for ‘new Emmanuel Adebayor’ Cheick Diabate

    Metro "Newcastle United have turned to the French league once again for new players with the club eyeing up Bordeaux striker Cheick Diabate. Magpies boss Alan Pardew has plucked several bargains from across the channel in recent transfer windows, with his scouts having a firm focus on Ligue 1. And..." November 21

  • West Ham are the frontrunners to land Clint Dempsey’s signature this January

    Sports Direct News "West Ham United are the frontrunners to land Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey’s signature this January. The 30-year-old moved back to America over the summer after a year with Tottenham Hotspur last season. The USA international is looking for a loan move this January during the MLS..." November 16

  • West Ham striking target Felipe Caicedo ready to quit Lokomotiv Moscow

    The Express "West Ham have often opted for a 4-6-0 formation this season with summer signing Andy Carrol out injured and Caicedo's name has been mentioned as a reinforcement in the January transfer window. And reports in Russia suggest that the player is open to the idea of a move, either on loan until the..." November 12

  • West Ham set for fresh Demba Ba bid after Sam Allardyce's side draws another blank

    Daily Mirror "Sam Allardyce will make a renewed bid for Chelsea striker Demba Ba in January after seeing his side fire blanks yet again. The East Londoners, who used a 4-6-0 formation again, ended a run of three home League defeats. But they have now failed to score in six of their 10 Premier League games..." November 04

  • West Ham lining up a bid for prolific Icelandic striker Alfred Finnbogason

    Daily Mirror "West Ham boss Sam Allardyce is ready to shop at Iceland – and bid for hot-shot striker Alfred Finnbogason. Allardyce sent his chief scout to watch the prolific marksman notch again for Dutch side Heerenveen against Vitesse Arnhem on Saturday. Finnbogason has now scored 11 times for his club..." October 21

  • West Ham re-sign Cole

    ESPN UK "West Ham have re-signed striker Carlton Cole on a free transfer. Cole 30 who first joined the Hammers in 2006 was released by the East London club in the summer. West Ham were considering bringing back the free agent to Upton Park at the beginning of September but decided against doing so..." October 14

  • Allardyce: United could come back for Ravel Morrison

    Pro Soccer Talk "West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has admitted that with Ravel Morrison beginning to prove his worth it could mean an unfortunate end to his time at Upton Park. Big Sam conceded that the former Manchester United youngster could end up back with his old team with West Ham unable to resist any big..." October 13

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