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Everton and West Ham linked with a summer move for 64-cap international

Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey has been heavily linked with a move away from Turin this summer. Premier League clubs Crystal Palace, West Ham United and Everton are reportedly keeping tabs on his situation. According to Calciomercato, Ramsey’s suitors are in constant contact with Juventus regarding a summer move. The 64-cap Welsh international earns around €7.5 million per year and has a contract with Juventus until the summer of 2023. Ramsey has failed to establish himself as a key player for the Italian giants, and his wages have now become a burden. It appears that Juventus are willing to cash in on the player, and a return to the Premier League would be ideal. SL View: Return to the Premier League would be ideal for Ramsey Ramsey has not been at his best since leaving Arsenal, and he...

West Ham fail with approach to sign Liverpool target with 46 goal contributions – report

Red Bull Salzburg striker Patson Daka has snubbed the opportunity to join West Ham United, Football Insider reports. The Hammers are searching for a new striker this summer, and they were recently deemed favourites to sign Daka. However, the 22-year-old has the ambition of joining a higher profile club and has rejected the prospect of joining David Moyes’ side. The Zambia international has also rejected advances from Ligue 1 giants Monaco despite them qualifying for the Champions League. Sportslens view: Daka had a superb 2020/21 campaign for Salzburg, registering 34 goals and 12 assists from just 42 appearances in all competitions. He is likely to be on the radar of several elite European clubs, particularly after the success of former teammate Erling Braut Haaland. Haaland switched from ...

‘Best so far’ – Chris Sutton & some WHUFC fans react to goal from Hammers man

West Ham United forward Andriy Yarmolenko scored a worldie last night as Ukraine attempted a comeback against the Netherlands. His side were 2-0 down in the second-half of their European Championship opener, but the Hammers man gave them hope. Ukraine drew level minutes later but eventually lost 3-2, and will need to pick up points from their next two group games um have a chance of advancing to the knockout stages. Despite the Netherlands’ victory, Yarmolenko’s wonder-strike from outside the box was the highlight of the match. 🚀 Will there be a better goal than THIS Andriy Yarmolenko golazo in the first round of games?@GazpromFootball | #EUROGOTR | #EURO2020 pic.twitter.com/9hoOxy8wcH — UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) June 13, 2021 BBC pundit and former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton was...

Report claims what 28-year-old has told his club amid interest from Arsenal & West Ham

Jesse Lingard wants to continue at Manchester United.  The 28-year-old was struggling for regular games last season and joined West Ham on loan in the second half of the campaign. The move turned into a huge success, as he scored nine goals and provided four assists in 16 Premier League games for the Hammers. West Ham, understandably want to sign Lingard on a permanent deal, and the England winger hasn’t ruled out a potential move. Arsenal are also reportedly keen to sign Lingard. Back in April, The Sun reported that the Gunners are planning to sign him, with leading Emirates bosses having made tentative inquiries about him. Lingard has just 12 months left on his current contract, but United have an option to extend his deal to another year. He has now reportedly informed Ole Gun...

Ferdinand’s two-word reaction as Moyes signs new West Ham deal

West Ham United manager David Moyes has signed a new three-year deal after guiding the club to Europe last season. We are delighted to announce that manager David Moyes has signed a new three-year contract with the Club! ✍️ — West Ham United (@WestHam) June 12, 2021 The 58-year-old led the Hammers to a sixth-place finish in the Premier League in 2020-21, and Everton were keen on bringing him back to Goodison Park as Carlo Ancelotti’s replacement. However, Moyes has decided to extend his stay at the London Stadium and will be looking to impress with the side again next season. He returned to West Ham in December 2019, guiding them to safety after Manuel Pellegrini left them in 17th in the Premier League table, one point above the relegation zone. The Hammers came close to a to...

West Ham United approach to sign £22.5m defender with 159 Premier League appearances – report

West Ham United have made a fresh approach to sign Burnley defender James Tarkowski, Football Insider reports. The Hammers were eager to land the England international last summer, but their highest bid of £30 million was rejected by the Clarets. The Lancashire outfit also snubbed an offer of around £35m from Leicester City despite the defender’s reluctance to sign a new contract. Tarkowski will enter the final year of his deal next month, and it is reported that the Hammers have revived their pursuit of his services. Sportslens view: The Hammers signed Craig Dawson on loan from Watford last summer after failing to strike an agreement for Tarkowski. The 31-year-old had a solid campaign for the Hammers last term, and he has now joined them on a permanent two-year contract. Despite...

West Ham linked with a move for 24-yr-old, La Liga outfit prepared to sell the player

West Ham United have been linked with a move for Barcelona left-back Junior Firpo. According to Calciomercato, AC Milan are also keen on signing the young defender. Firpo has struggled to hold down a regular starting berth at the Spanish club and needs to leave to play regularly. Aaron Cresswell is West Ham’s first-choice left-back, but Firpo could prove to be a quality long-term investment. The Barcelona defender would add a new dimension to West Ham’s attack alongside his defensive abilities. Furthermore, the London club will be playing Europa League football next season, and they need more depth in their squad. Barcelona are prepared to cash in on the 24-year-old as they are under financial pressure. Firpo played just seven games in the Spanish league this past season, and he will be ke...

West Ham to follow 23-yr-old closely during Euros, could make a move this summer

Leicester City and West Ham United are keen on signing Hungarian defender Attila Szalai. According to NTVspor, the two Premier League clubs will monitor Szalai during the European Championships and may make a move when the tournament ends. Fenerbahce are not keen on selling the 23-year-old this summer unless there is a lucrative offer on the table. The highly-rated defender bagged six goals and three assists this past season and would be a useful acquisition for Leicester or West Ham. The Foxes have some talented defenders in their squad but need to find a long term replacement for Jonny Evans. West Ham are also searching for defensive reinforcements as they prepare to compete in next season’s Europa League. The Hammers narrowly missed out on Champions League qualification last term a...

Report: Leicester want in-demand £20m winger, could face competition from West Ham

According to reports from Voetbalzone, Leicester City are considering making a move for Bournemouth winger Arnaut Danjuma during the transfer window. The report claims that the Foxes are likely to face competition from Wolfsburg and Lyon to sign the 24-year-old. Danjuma was sensational in the Championship last season, bagging 17 goals and eight assists in 37 appearances. He scored both of the Cherries’ goals in the play-offs against winners Brentford but couldn’t help his side getting promoted. Bournemouth signed him for £13.5 million in 2019, and they are expected to demand at least £20m for him. West Ham United and Southampton are also reportedly keen to secure his signature. Brighton & Hove Albion, Watford, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Lille are also in ...

16 goals and 7 assists last season: West Ham keeping tabs on 28-yr-old midfielder

West Ham United are thought to be keeping tabs on the Belgian midfielder Hans Vanaken. According to Voetbal24, the Club Brugge midfielder could be up for grabs this summer and the Hammers could reignite their interest in the 28-year-old. Apparently, the Premier League side wanted to sign the Belgian last summer as well. The report adds that West Ham were keen on paying €15 million for the midfielder last summer and it will be interesting to see if the Hammers are willing to come forward with a concrete offer in the coming weeks. The attacking midfielder was valued at around €15 million at the start of the campaign but he could be signed for less this summer. The Hammers could certainly use more creativity in the midfield and the 28-year-old could prove to be a smart addition. Vanaken will ...

West Ham to step up interest in £30m-rated star with 14 goal contributions last season – report

West Ham United are ready to step up their interest in re-signing Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard following his Euro 2020 heartbreak, The Sun reports. The England international had a superb loan stint with the Hammers during the second half of the season, registering nine goals and five assists from 16 games. His efforts helped the club qualify for the Europa League group stage for the first-time ever, but he still did not make the cut for the Euro 2020 squad. His absence from the tournament has offered the Hammers the opportunity to negotiate a permanent deal with the Red Devils in the coming weeks. Sportslens view: Lingard’s career was on an evident slump with the Red Devils before he made the temporary switch to the Hammers at the turn of the year. The move has helped him build ...

West Ham keen on 29-yr-old midfielder, but face competition from another PL club

Sassuolo midfielder Filip Duricic is a target for Southampton and West Ham United this summer. According to Gianluca Di Marzio, the Italian club have already received offers for the 29-year-old. The Serbian attacking midfielder has just one year left on his current contract with the Italian club. Duricic previously played for Saints on loan in the Premier League in 2016 but is keen on staying in Italy beyond this summer. The Sassuolo star picked up five goals and four assists in Serie A this past season, and he could prove to be a useful addition to Southampton or West Ham. Both teams could use more depth in the attacking department, and they will be eager to lure the Serbian away from Italy for a reasonable price. Duricic will be a free agent next summer, and Sassuolo are under pressure t...