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Hammers star reveals how he came close to living a life of crime

Marko Arnautovic has revealed how he was close to following a life of crime instead of football, saying that he didn’t give a ‘f***’ about the actions he took as a youngster. The Hammers splashed out £25m+ to sign Arnautovic from Stoke City in the summer, a move that they hoped would help them contend …

Andy Carroll should lose his place to Javier Hernandez

West Ham should drop Andy Carroll following his red card against Burnley on Saturday, and replace him with Javier Hernandez. That’s the views of Sky Sports pundit Tony Gale, who believes Hernandez’s drop in form is down to him being played out of position. The Hammers looked in good shape against Burnley over the weekend …

Hammers fume at reckless Carroll

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has fumed at striker Andy Carroll for his sending off against Burnley on Saturday, something which meant the Hammers had to play almost the entire game with 10-men. The Hammers went 1-0 up via Michail Antonio’s goal, but had Andy Carroll sent off for two bookable offences within two minutes …

Reece Oxford staying patient despite lack of games

Reece Oxford says he is ready to take Germany by storm and feels ‘fitter than ever’ as he attempts to find his way into the Borussia Monchengladbach first team picture. Oxford burst onto the Premier League scene back in August 2015 when he became the second-youngest starter in the Premier League of all time. The …

West Ham star tips Carroll for England World Cup spot

West Ham star Aaron Cresswell says he is confident that team-mate Andy Carroll can be on the plane to Russia with the England squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Carroll last played for England back in 2012, over 5 years ago. Injuries are the main reason for his exclusion from the nation’s squad, …

Hernandez insists he is happy at West Ham

West Ham star Javier Hernandez has played down reports that he is unhappy at the club and wants to leave in the January transfer window. Hernandez has been a bright spark in a Hammers season that has so far been fairly average, scoring three goals since his £16m move from Bayer Leverkusen. However the striker …

Redknapp urges duo to start for Hammers and points out interesting stat about Bilic

Former footballer turned pundit Jamie Redknapp says that West Ham should start duo Arthur Masuaku and Diafra Sakho in their next game against Burnley in the Premier League. The Hammers have been under a lot of scrutiny of late for their poor start to the season so far, but results seem to be heading in …

Joe Hart grateful to West Ham

West Ham goalkeeper Joe Hart says he is thankful to the club for giving him a chance, but says he hoped he would sign permanently instead of on loan. The 30-year-old signed for the Hammers this summer after once again being deemed surplus to requirements by manager Pep Guardiola. But the Hammers only took up …

Zabaleta demands more from Hammers

After a disastrous start to the season, West Ham’s fortunes have definitely taken a turn and they are now well on their way towards better things. The Hammers’ made some brilliant signings during the summer transfer window, and good things were expected from the squad. It didn’t turn out that way at all, but Bilic’ …

Carroll and Chicharito partnership has ‘potential’

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has admitted he sees a lot of potential in the partnership between Andy Carroll and Javier Hernandez this season. The Hammers possess two quality strikers in the duo, but they are yet to have a proper run of games together in the team. However the prospect of them both linking …

Fonte wary of Swansea threat

West Ham United take on Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday, with both sides desperate for victory. The Hammers most recently lost 3-2 against London rivals Spurs, a game they were 3-0 down in before almost turning the game on its head. They of course didn’t, and defender Jose Fonte says despite being …

Joe Hart: We must beat Swansea for Slaven

West Ham may have lost against Spurs on Saturday afternoon, but they did not go down without a fight. The London derby ended in 3-2 defeat for the Hammers, but Bilic’s men started the game well and ended even stronger. After what could arguably be described as an opening 30 minutes that saw West Ham …

Antonio admits he is not 100 per cent fit

Michail Antonio says he hopes to gain a place in England’s World Cup squad for next summer’s games, but admits he is not yet 100 per cent fit as the new season continues to roll on. The former Nottingham Forest forward, who joined West Ham for around £7m in 2015, believes that setting his sights …

West Ham vs Tottenham: Match Preview and Predictions

After what can only be described as an abysmal start to the season, West Ham seem to have really picked themselves up and will go into the game against Spurs unbeaten in their last three games. A 2-0 victory over Huddersfield, a goalless draw against West Brom and a 3-0 victory against Championship stragglers Bolton …

Slaven admits positioning dilemma

Hammers boss Slaven Bilic says he is going to find it very hard to please all his players this season, sighting the partnership between Javier Hernandez and Andy Carroll as a potential problem if he chooses to play only one up front. Andy Carroll has been hampered with injuries since joining West Ham, and recently …

Carroll’s threat will only grow stronger

Hammers boss Slaven Bilic is adamant that forward Andy Carroll’s return to the side will bring good things to the team, saying that the more time he plays the greater threat he will become. The tall forward has struggled with injuries throughout his career, and recently returned to action with West Ham after a 5 …

Fonte: Hammers should have beat West Brom

West Ham United defender Jose Fonte says his club should have beaten West Brom, after drawing 0-0 with the Baggies on Saturday. The game was one of little chances, but the Hammers looked extremely solid at the back and barely gave West Brom a sniff. All things considered, a point is a good result away …

Bilic confident of Carroll and Hernandez partnership

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic believes the upcoming partnership of Javier Hernandez and Andy Carroll will be a big benefit to the club, and says it has the potential to turn the Hammer’s season around. Chicarito has been one of West Ham’s star performers so far in what has been a poor start to the …

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