In brief - Thursday's news round-up

  • by Staff Writer #2
  • Thursday, 31st January 2019

Get the very latest West Ham news in one place, with our new daily media round-up!

West Ham consider approach to take Michy Batshuayi on loan from Chelsea
West Ham are considering making an approach to take Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi on loan, Sky sources understand.
https://www.skysports.com/football/news/11685/11622725/west-ham-consider-approach-to-take-michy-batshuayi-on-loan-from-chelsea

West Ham United sign Mesaque Dju from Benfica
West Ham have completed the signing of Portugal Under-20 forward Mesaque Dju.
https://www.guardian-series.co.uk/sport/westham/17397170.west-ham-united-sign-mesaque-dju-from-benfica/

West Ham reject Valencia's ?7m Javier Hernandez bid
West Ham have rejected a ?7m bid from Valencia for Javier Hernandez, according to Sky sources.
https://www.skysports.com/football/news/12691/11622703/west-ham-reject-valencias-7m-javier-hernandez-bid

Marko Arnautovic: West Ham striker could face Liverpool after scans reveal bruising
West Ham striker Marko Arnautovic could be fit for the game against Liverpool on Monday after scans revealed he had only bruised his foot in the defeat by Wolves on Tuesday.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47064883

West Ham sign Benfica winger Mesaque Dju on free transfer
Portuguese winger will link up with West Ham U23s
https://www.skysports.com/football/news/11685/11622643/west-ham-sign-benfica-winger-mesaque-dju-on-free-transfer

Exclusive: Marko Arnautovic scan reveals no bone break, meaning West Ham forward may be fit to face Liverpool
West Ham United have been given a huge boost after scans revealed Marko Arnautovic has not broken a bone in his foot, and there is even an outside chance the forward could be fit to face Liverpool on Monday.
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2019/01/30/marko-arnautovic-scan-reveals-no-bone-break-meaning-west-ham/

West Ham transfer news: BBC reporter David Ornstein reveals latest on striker deal
WEST HAM have received an offer from Schalke to sign striker Lucas Perez, according to BBC reporter David Ornstein.
https://www.express.co.uk/sport/football/1080077/West-Ham-transfer-news-BBC-David-Ornstein-Lucas-Perez

West Ham transfer news: Pablo Zabaleta says Marko Arnautovic speculation created a 'bad atmosphere'
Arnautovic told West Ham he wanted to leave before signing a contract extension, a move that unsettled the team's steady recent form
https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/west-ham-transfer-news-marko-arnautovic-pablo-zabaleta-liverpool-wolves-result-liverpool-a8754516.html

Arnautovic situation created 'bad atmosphere' at West Ham, says Zabaleta
Pablo Zabaleta has admitted the Marko Arnautovic transfer saga has had a destabilising effect on West Ham and has reminded the striker he must respect his teammates after his dramatic U-turn over a transfer to China.
https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jan/30/marko-arnautovic-bad-atmosphere-west-ham-pablo-zabaleta

'So many situations off the field have been creating a little bit of a bad atmosphere': Pablo Zabaleta blames Marko Arnautovic saga and transfer window for West Ham's poor form
Pablo Zabaleta has raised concerns over West Ham's unity after admitting the January transfer window left the dressing room distracted.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-6648073/Pablo-Zabaleta-blames-Marko-Arnautovic-saga-transfer-window-West-Hams-poor-form.html

West Ham transfer news: Fans not happy despite Maxi Gomez deal update
WEST HAM are close to agreeing a deal with Celta Vigo star Maxi Gomez.
https://www.express.co.uk/sport/football/1079974/West-Ham-Maxi-Gomez-summer-fans-Celta-Vigo-transfer-news-rumours

Pablo Zabaleta takes aim at Marko Arnautovic and blasts 'distractions' at West Ham
The Hammers followed up their FA Cup misery with a dismal display in Tuesday's 3-0 loss at Wolves
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/pablo-zabaleta-takes-aim-marko-13927181

West Ham lead the chase for Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater as Manuel Pellegrini eyes loan deal
West Ham are among the clubs asking about taking Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater on loan.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-6647925/West-Ham-lead-chase-Chelsea-midfielder-Danny-Drinkwater.html

Mesaque Dju excited by new challenge
Mesaque Dju is planning to make a big impact after joining West Ham United.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/january/30-january/mesaque-dju-excited-new-challenge

Zabaleta: We've not been good enough in the last two games
Pablo Zabaleta has regularly talked about the need for West Ham United to find consistency in their performances if they are to establish themselves as a top Premier League team.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/january/30-january/zabaleta-weve-not-been-good-enough-last-two-games

West Ham sign Portuguese forward Mesaque Dju
West Ham United are pleased to confirm the signing of Portugal U20 international forward Mesaque Dju.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/january/30-january/west-ham-sign-portuguese-forward-mesaque-dju

Mesaque Dju excited by new challenge
Mesaque Dju is planning to make a big impact after joining West Ham United.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/january/30-january/mesaque-dju-excited-new-challenge

Pellegrini unable to explain consecutive defeats
Manuel Pellegrini admitted that he is finding it difficult to determine just why West Ham have played so badly in their last three matches.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=133232

Gomez deal touch and go
West Ham are still hoping to conclude the signing of Maxi Gomez ahead of this week's transfer deadline.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=133231

Zaba bemoans 'dry' January
Pablo Zabaleta admits that West Ham have not been consistent enough throughout January.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=133233

Perez heading for Bundesliga challenge?
Lucas Perez could be on his way to the Bundesliga ahead of the transfer deadline following a late offer from Schalke 04.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=133234

Too much too young
A representative of Reece Oxford has revealed that the central defender will see out his contract at West Ham - despite having been informed to find another club.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=133235

Arnautovic could return for Liverpool test
Marko Arnautovic could be set to return for West Ham's next fixture - ending fears that the foot injury he sustained at Wolves was something more serious.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=133236

Hammers land Benfica striker
West Ham have completed the capture of Benfica youngster Mesaque Dju on a free transfer.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=133237


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