Text  Larger | Smaller | Default


Kallström: no go

Filed: Saturday, 27th May 2006
By: Matthew O'Greel

Swedish international midfielder Kim Kallström - a reported transfer target of Alan Pardew's - has signed for French outfit Lyon.

The talented 24-year-old has been linked with a move to West Ham several times in the past few weeks but today confirmed that he was leaving Rennes to join fellow Ligue 1 side Lyon.

Kallström - a goalscoring midfielder - is set to face England in the World Cup this summer in Germany.

* The last Swede to play for West Ham was Niclas Alexandersson, signed by Trevor Brooking on loan from Everton back in September 2003.

Related News

Your Comments

Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
News Image

On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Payet nominated for prestigious award
Dimitri Payet has been named in a 30-man shortlist for the 2016 Ballon D'or...more
Three Years Ago
West Ham Utd 2-1 Manchester City
West Ham proved that their decent start to the 2014/15 campaign was no fluke when they saw off reign...more
Five Years Ago
Under 21s: West Ham Utd 1 Everton 0
A colld and windy night at Rush Green saw the under 21s gain another three vital points as they host...more