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Samir Nasri undergoes West Ham medical

Former Arsenal and Manchester City midfielder has undergone a medical ahead of joining the Hammers on a six month loan. Nasri is currently serving an 18-month drugs ban for an intravenous drip that he received whilst on holiday in Los Angeles in 2016 that was found to contravene doping regulations. However, the 31-year old will be able to resume his ...

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Everton and West Ham linked with former United player

Both Everton and West Ham United are being linked with a January move for former Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa. The Japanese international is in the middle of his second spell with Borussia Dortmund, but finds himself marginalised under the Bundesliga side’s new manager Lucien Favre, and has been restricted to just four senior appearances so far this season. With ...

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Sarri ready to block Loftus-Cheek loan move

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has refused to sanction any January move for England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek in January. The 22-year old has become frustrated at his lack of first-team opportunities at Stamford Bridge this season, making just three starts, two in the Europa League, and one in his side’s Carabao Cup win over Derby County last weekend.  His lack of ...

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West Ham summer signing faces lengthy injury lay-off

West Ham have been dealt a blow with the news that summer signing Andriy Yarmolenko could be set to miss six months of the season after sustaining an injury against Tottenham at the weekend. Yarmolenko, a £22 million capture from Borussia Dortmund fell to the ground in agony mid-way through the first half, with no other players in the vicinity ...

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West Ham star offers to fight local journalist

West Ham summer signing Andriy Yarmolenko has reacted to criticism from a journalist in his native Ukraine in an usual way – by challenging Wladimir Kobelkov to a fight. 28-year old Yarmolenko, a summer signing from Borussia Dortmund, struggled, along with the rest of his team mates at the start of the season, as West Ham got off to a ...

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Defender sacked by email in line for West Ham return

Defender James Collins, who was unceremoniously dismissed by West Ham by email at the end of June, could be set for a shock return to the club after reports emerged that he was back training with the squad. The 35-year old former Welsh international was in his second spell at the club at the end of last season, but West ...

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West Ham close to deal for Arsenal forward

West Ham are close to signing Arsenal forward Lucas Perez in a cut-price deal. That is according to the Metro who report that a fee of £5 million is set to be paid for a player who cost The Gunners £17 million when they signed him from Spanish side Deportivo La Corǖna two years ago, but who failed to make ...

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West Ham fail in £27 million bid for Celta Vigo striker

Celta Vigo have turned down a bid of £27 million from West Ham United for their 21-year old forward Maxi Gomez. The Uruguayan international striker is wanted by new Hammers manager Manuel Pellegrini to bolster his forward line, which is still short of striking options, despite the host of new players which have arrived at the club during the current ...

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Crystal Palace in talks with West Ham to sign midfielder

Crystal Palace are in talks with fellow London club West Ham to sign Senegalese midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate. The 28-year old midfielder, who has just returned to training at the London Stadium after appearing for his country at the World Cup, has been at West Ham since 2014, and has racked up 129 Premier League appearances for The Hammers in that ...

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West Ham in advanced talks to sell midfielder

The overhaul of the squad at West Ham is set to continue with the news that three Italian clubs are vying to sign midfielder Pedro Obiang. Italian news outlet Tuttomercatoweb report that the three clubs involved are Sampdoria, Fiorentina and Atlanta, with Sky Sports meanwhile, reporting that Obiang’s former club  Sampdoria are in pole position to sign the 26-year old ...

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