Perfect chance for revenge?
West Ham will be hoping they can progress to the group stage of the Europa League by beating FC Astra over two legs in the play-off stage of the competition tonight. The Irons went out to the Romanian side a stage earlier last season, against the odds.
Jonathan Calleri has joined up with the West Ham squad after sealing his loan move from Deportivo Maldonado!
“I am very happy to have signed for West Ham,” said the new No28, who finished as leading scorer in the 2015 Copa Libertadores – South America’s equivalent of the UEFA Champions League
West Ham will be hoping to take advantage of Antonio Conte's recent arrival at Chelsea, when the two clubs take each other on in this Premier League opener tonight.
The scene is set at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge, and both clubs will be looking to get one over on their London rivals
West Ham have completed the signing of 22 year old left back Arthur Masuaku from Olympiakos. The former France Under-19 international won two Greek Superleague titles, as well as the Greek Cup, during his two-year stint at the club, who signed Masuaku after he impressed after breaking into the Valenciennes side
West Ham were denied a penalty shoot-out with Juventus today in the Betway Cup final at London Stadium.
The Hammers started the match badly, going 2-0 down as Paolo Dybala and Mario Mandzukic scored early on in the match. Andy Carroll managed to bundle the ball across the line and get
West Ham will be out for revenge after the Europa League play-off round draw has pitted the Irons against FC Astra Giurgiu.
The Hammers were drawn against the Romanian outfit last year in the Europa League 3rd qualifying round, but were beaten over two legs against all the odds.
After last night's
West Ham ran out 3-0 winners (4-2 on aggregate) in tonight's Europa League third qualifying round second leg against NK Domzale.
The Slovenian side had more than matched the hammers in the first, bringing a 2-1 lead to the first match at the newly renovated London Stadium. West Ham started the
Diafra Sakho's proposed £16m transfer to West Brom looked as good as certain, until West Brom pulled out of the deal this afternoon.
It is understood that the Baggies were no longer interested in the striker after finding out that the player would not be fit in time for the start
West Ham will need to play much better than they did last week in order to progress to the play off round and reach the Europa League group stage.
The Irons lost 2-1 away in Slovenia when NK Domzale took full advantage of the low fitness levels that West Ham possess
Manuel Lanzini has been rewarded for his fine form last season, with a very special shirt number. The Argentine playmaker will wear the number 10 shirt this year; a number which was worn by club legend Paolo Di Canio.
Lanzini will be out of action for 5 weeks due to a