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Filed: Thursday, 2nd August 2018
By: Staff Writer #2


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MAIA SHARONA West Ham transfer news: Hammers close to topping £100m summer spending spree as they eye Brazilian midfielder Thiago Maia
West Ham are closing in on the Lille defensive midfielder after finally agreeing a fee of around £20million
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/6919188/west-ham-transfer-news-100m-summer-spending-brazilian-thiago-maia/

Crystal Palace close to £9.5m deal for Cheikhou Kouyate as they look to add Jordan Ayew in Jairo Reidewald swap
Cheikhou Kouyate and Jordan Ayew are poised to join Crystal Palace as Roy Hodgson steps up his recruitment drive.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-6017065/Crystal-Palace-close-9-5m-deal-Cheikhou-Kouyate-swap-Jordan-Ayew.html

West Ham target Primeira Liga players Moussa Marega, Yacine Brahimi, Joao Felix and Xande Silva
West Ham are in talks to sign four players from the Portuguese Primeira Liga, including internationals Moussa Marega and Yacine Brahimi.
http://www.skysports.com/football/news/11685/11456839/west-ham-target-primeira-liga-players-moussa-marega-yacine-brahimi-joao-felix-and-xande-silva

West Ham stars Marko Arnautovic and Michail Antonio take on Dominic Thiem at foot tennis as they pop into Austrian Open during training camp
The start of the Premier League season may be under two weeks away, but West Ham appear to be in relaxed mood as several players enjoyed a morning at the tennis in Austria.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-6015457/West-Ham-stars-Dominic-Thiem-foot-tennis.html

West Ham transfer news: £27m Maxi Gomez bid blocked as Celta Vigo hold out for £35m
West Ham have had a £27million bid for Uruguay's Maxi Gomez turned down as manager Manuel Pellegrini steps up his search for another striker.
https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-transfer-news-27m-maxi-gomez-bid-blocked-as-celta-vigo-hold-out-for-35m-a3901481.html

Adrian's delight at being West Ham's penalty king
Adrian was delighted to be West Ham Unitedís penalty king again as the Hammers edged out 1, FSV Mainz 7-6 from the spot to win the Betway Cup.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2018/august/01-august/adrians-delight-being-west-hams-penalty-king

Highlights: Billericay Town 0-4 West Ham U23
Two Sean Adarkwa goals sandwiched between Jahmal Hector-Ingram's opener and Joe Powell's late penalty gave West Ham's U23s a comprehensive victory over National League outfit Billericay Town on Tuesday night.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2018/august/01-august/highlights-billericay-town-0-4-west-ham-u23

Cantwell adds class to #50GreatestHammers countdown
Classy full-back Noel Cantwell is the latest player to feature in our #50GreatestHammers countdown, in association with Official Sleeve Partner Basset & Gold.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2018/august/01-august/cantwell-adds-class-50greatesthammers-countdown

Dominant U23s in fine shape as season approaches - Westley
West Ham Unitedís Ďdominantí U23s are in fine shape as they approach the beginning of their Premier League 2 campaign, according to Academy Director Terry Westley.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2018/august/01-august/dominant-u23s-fine-shape-season-approaches-westley

Lampard Junior ranks 39th in #50GreatestHammers rundown
Frank Lampard Junior is No38 in our rundown of the #50GreatestHammers in West Ham United history, in association with Official Sleeve Partner Basset & Gold.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2018/august/01-august/lampard-junior-ranks-39th-50greatesthammers-rundown

Austrian stars Arnautovic and Thiem team up on court
Marko Arnautovic teamed up with fellow Austrian sports star Dominic Thiem on the tennis court in Kitzbuhel on Wednesday.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2018/august/01-august/austrian-stars-arnautovic-and-thiem-team-court#YBz1iUU4g8TLlQuP.99

In Pictures: Heat is on as Hammers train in Austria
Fresh from their Betway Cup success on Tuesday evening, West Ham United returned to the training pitch in Austria on Wednesday morning.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2018/august/01-august/pictures-heat-hammers-train-austria

West Ham United in August: All you need to know
The 2018/19 campaign kicks-off in earnest in August, with the Clubís menís first team, Premier League 2 side, U18s and womenís teams all getting their campaigns underway.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2018/august/01-august/west-ham-united-august-all-you-need-know

In Pictures: Hammers join tennis stars on court in Austria
Marko Arnautovic and fellow countryman Dominic Thiem were the star turns at the ATP Austrian Open tennis tournament in Kitzbuhel on Wednesday.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2018/august/01-august/pictures-hammers-join-tennis-stars-court-austria

Cheikhou Kouyate departs
West Ham United can confirm that Cheikhou Kouyate has joined Crystal Palace on a permanent contract for an undisclosed fee.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2018/august/01-august/cheikhou-kouyate-departs

Pellegrini: let the hard work commence
Manuel Pellegrini admitted that he was pleased with his squad's performance against Mainz - but warned that several players have a lot of work to do in order to be ready for the start of the Premier League season.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=132710

Changes afoot as Pellegrini eyes new striker
Manuel Pellegrini maintains that his squad is still far from complete - just nine days ahead of the closure of the summer transfer window.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=132711

Hammers clinch striker deal
Portuguese sources are claiming that West Ham United have concluded a deal to sign striker Alexandre Silva.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=132712

Champions Place installations to finally commence
West Ham United have confirmed that the installation of all outstanding commemorative stones will begin this week.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=132713

Greenwood letter up for auction
A letter from Ron Greenwood to Shamrock Rovers FC has been put up for auction on eBay.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=132714






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