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Trio Set For Italian Job?

Reports in today's Daily Telegraph suggest after Italian club Napoli had sacked their manager Roberto Donadoni - ironically a target for West Ham before they appointed Gianfranco Zola, they are now turning their attention to Upton Park in an attempt to sign management trio Zola, Gianluca Nani and Scott Duxbury. The deal could have some substance, as West Ham United have developed some links with ....


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Toni Provokes Van Gaal Anger

Rumoured West Ham United target Luca Toni has reportedly angered his Bayern Munich coach Louis Van Gaal by refusing to play in the club’s reserve side. It was hoped the player would prove his match fitness by joining up with the side but after two games with them Toni refused to go on.  Article continues below Advertisement He has told the German media that ....


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West Ham And Millwall Hit With Fa Charges

The findings have finally emerged from our Carling Cup tie against Millwall on Tuesday 25th August 2009. West Ham United have been hit with four charges: Failure to ensure [their] supporters refrained from violent behaviour, racist abuse, throwing missiles and entering the field of play. Although when the draw was made spectators thought there would be trouble between the two sets of fans, why ....


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Franco Deal Funded By Staff?

Reports this morning suggest that the transfer of Mexican hitman Guillermo Franco might not be what it seems. Alledgedly, Technical Director Gianluca Nani and CEO Scott Duxbury had to raise the funds from their own pockets in order for the club to be able to finance the deal to capture his services.  Article continues below Advertisement The London Evening ....


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Franco Signs Permanent Deal

West Ham United have finally completed the signing of out of contract former Villereal striker Guillermo Franco. The player had arrived at Upton Park for a medical last friday, and manager Gianfranco Zola said in his press conference ahead of the wigan match that he would be training with the squad the following week. The deal sees the striker sign a permanent contract after reports had suggested ....


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Hammers Aim To Catch Verratti

The Daily Mail sports pages today report that Pescara youngster Marco Veratti is a target for West Ham.   Article continues below Advertisement The 16 year old midfielder has already made his senior debut in Serie C1 and is believed to be interesting Inter and AC Milan and AS Roma as well as the Hammers.   Discuss this in our forum. It's quick ....


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Another Franco For Hammers?

Several reports have picked up on Guillermo Franco's claims that he is close to joining West Ham United. Franco had been in line for a move to his home country with Estudiantes before the deal collapsed. Now, he says that his dream move to England is about to become a reality.  Article continues below Advertisement His agent has said that the striker is in talks ....


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Gabbidon Considers Future After Collins Exit

Danny Gabbidon's time at Upton Park could be coming to an end as he has stated that he was left very upset by the departure of fellow defender and international team-mate James Collins. He said: "I have lost my mate, my best man at my wedding, a real pal. I feel like I have had my right arm cut off. I'm disappointed he has gone, he has done really well for West Ham. Villa have got themselves a ....


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Hammers Of Arabia?

West Ham United have become the latest club to be linked with a Saudi Arabian takeover. According to sportsmedia.com, English newspapers have reported that Ali Al-Faraj, who was interested in, but failed to buy Portsmouth, who were later bought out by Sulaiman Al-Fahim.  Article continues below Advertisement The extent of Al-Faraj's wealth is not known, but it ....


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Toni Linked With Hammers Transfer

Luca Toni has alerted West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola to a possible January transfer because the striker has issued an ultimatum to Bayern Munich boss Louis van Gaal. Toni said: "If I am not given any playing time, I will speak to the club that declared me not transferable this summer to understand what my future is."  Article continues below Advertisement The ....


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Hammers To Sign Viduka?

Reports suggest that West Ham United are close to signing former Newcastle and Leeds Striker Mark Viduka. The Australian international is seen by West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola as an ideal signing not only to add extra firepower to a thin strikeforce, but as a player who can complement Carlton Cole's style of play.  Article continues below Advertisement Viduka ....


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Villa Complete Deal For Collins

West Ham United have today sold the Welsh international defender James Collins to Aston Villa for a fee believed to be £5 million. The player moves from East London to the Midlands signing a four year contract, after rejecting a move to Stoke City earlier this summer.    Article continues below Advertisement However West Ham are reported to have said ....


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Hammers To Sign Chamakh?

There have been rumours this morning that long term West Ham target Marouane Chamakh is due to have an "initial" medical at Upton Park today. Reports last week claimed that the Hammers would have to sell defender James Collins to fund the deal, but there is also speculation that another defender, Matthew Upson, would be shown the exit door, but club officials have vehemently denied ....


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Paying Da Costa To Be The Boss

   Sky Sports News have confirmed that West Ham United and Fiorentina have reached an agreement on a swap deal which sees 23 year old Portuguese defender Manuel Da Costa arriving at Upton Park, with forward Savio Nsereko going the other way following a disappointing spell in East London after a £9 million move from Brescia in January. Article continues ....


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Hammers And Wolves Fighting For Zigic

  The Sun speculates that Wolves and West Ham are both in talks with Serbian forward Nikola Zigic after agreeing a fee with Valencia. It is rumoured that £7 million would be enough to persuade Los Ches to part with him, as the club is currently experiencing major financial problems, star players such as Juan Mata, David Silva and David Villa also being made available to the highest ....


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West Ham Facing New Toni Competition

 West Ham United’s rumoured move to bring in Italian forward Luca Toni from Bayern Munich could be under threat after reports in the Italian media suggested that Serie A side AS Roma could be preparing a rival bid.   Article continues below Advertisement   Summer rumours reported that the player, now deemed surplus to requirements at the ....


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Neill Considers Options

  Former Hammers captain Lucas Neill has admitted that he could move abroad, as it comes to light that as yet unnamed clubs in Spain and Germany have offered him contracts. Sunderland and Turkish side Galatasaray were also linked with bids, and it has emerged that the player is ‘seriously considering’ a fresh start in Europe.  Article continues ....


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Collins Interest Confirmed

   Hammers boss Gianfranco Zola has confirmed that there has been mounting interest in James Collins. Aston Villa and Stoke City are believed to be fighting for his signature, but the Villans are being widely tipped to get their man with a £5 million bid before the transfer deadline this coming Tuesday. Article continues ....


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The Oddo Couple

  AC Milan full back Massimo Oddo has reportedly revealed that he is a target for West Ham United. The 33 year old has struggled for playing time at the San Siro and spent last season on loan with Bayern Munich, and having had contact from an agent he said ‘ The latest interest I received is from West Ham which has yet to be formalised as I was contacted by an agent and not a club ....


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Pandev Not Ready For Hammers

Lazio striker Goran Pandev has told a Macedonian TV station that he is not ready to consider a move to West Ham United. Various reports in the Italian media had suggested that the Hammers were ready to bid up to £5 million for the player, who is a full Macedonian international. He is currently locked in a legal dispute with his club alongside team mates Cristian Ledesma and Lorenzo Di ....


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Fiorentina In For Upson?

  Reports in the Italian media today suggest that Fiorentina have submitted an as yet undisclosed offer for Matthew Upson. The player has also been linked with a number of Premier League sides, but it remains to be seen whether he will leave Upton Park.  Article continues below Advertisement   The Viola have undergone something of a resurgence of ....


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Hammers Finally Land Striker

 West Ham United have signed Alessandro Diamanti from Italian Serie A side Livorno for an undisclosed fee on a five year contract. This signing means that Hammers boss Gianfranco Zola now has some experienced cover in the striking department to partner Carlton Cole up front.  Article continues below Advertisement The foward position has possed a problem for ....


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Diamanti To Move To Hammers?

West Ham United expect to complete the signing of Alessandro Diamanti within a couple of days, according to Livorno's president Aldo Spinelli. The Hammers moved for the 26-year-old frontman last week, in an attempt to fend off interest from a number of other sides. It is not known however, if players must be dispensed with to fund the transfer and whether or not the ongoing saga to sign Maurone ....


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Davenport In Stabbing Incident

Breaking news reports have confirmed that 26 year old West Ham defender Calum Davenport has suffered stab wounds after an incident at his home in Bedford on Friday evening.  Article continues below Advertisement A statement on the club's official website states that his injuries have been described as serious and he underwent surgery this morning. Medical staff ....


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Defensive Duo To Exit?

Aston Villa are reported to be the latest club to confirm their interest in West Ham United defensive pair James Collins and Matthew Upson, The Sun reports. The Villa Manager wants the duo to bolster the defensive options in his threadbare squad. Article continues below Advertisement Welsh international Collins turned down a move to Stoke City earlier this week. He ....


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