If we sold Diop who should we replace him with and where shall we spend the extra money?

Personally at this stage of his career I feel a move away for him is a bit premature, there’s no doubt that he is destined to become a great player and he is only 21 after all but it’s just not the right time.  He had a brilliant debut season…

Snodgrass To Extend His Stay In East London

Today Snodgrass has signed a 1 year contract extension, taking him up to the end of the 2020/21 season. He made 38 appearances last season only missing out on the matchday squad twice. It’s not keeping hold of one of our ‘biggest’ stars, but it is still keeping an important…

Breaking: Arnautovic hands in transfer request

Marko Arnautovic has handed in a transfer request to West Ham United after receiving an offer from an unnamed Chinese club, according to Sky Sports. The 30-year-old came close to leaving East London for China last January, before extending his current contract with the Hammers.  His form dipped during the…

The Perfect Fit

I am a firm believer in backing your manager 100% in the transfer market, allowing him to do or die by his own sword; not the sword that’s been chosen and blunted by someone else – the one that would still be at the club after the manager has been sacked for poor performances which came from substandard signings. For this reason, I’d like to see West Ham sign Maxi Gomez. Last summer with Felipe Anderson, we played the long game and paid more than we wanted, but that’s not a bad thing and I’ll come onto that later.

Manuel Pellegrini: The Second Season

As the dust settles on last season, it is fair to say that there were highs and certainly lows. From becoming the first visiting team to win at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Declan Rice’s first senior goal for West Ham, to a disastrous FA Cup exit to AFC Wimbledon and the Marko Arnautovic affair. However, one thing most of the fan base can agree on is the signing of experienced, Premier League winning manager Manuel Pellegrini, who brought us, at times,  free-flowing football and building belief that the club are finally going back to playing the “West Ham way”