Carlton Cole set for dramatic return to Upton Park

Ex Hammer Carlton Cole is currently undergoing a medical with a view to rejoining the East London club on a short-term basis.

It may be good news for Hammers’ fans as Carlton Cole is allowed to sign outside the transfer window as he has the status of “unattached player”. [Read more…]

West Ham United Friday Transfer Roundup

It’s been manic with transfer news and rumours at the Hammers this week and here’s a quick update in case you got lost in the sea of transfer talk.

West Ham have waved goodbye to the prospect of bringing Stuart Downing to the Boleyn Ground. Even Sam Allardyce said that he probably couldn’t afford the Liverpool winger anyway. Apparently Downing is happy to stay at Anfield and fight for a spot in the first eleven next season. [Read more…]

Hammers still hoping to bring Columbian hitman Duvan Zapata to the Boleyn

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce seems to have parked the idea of bringing Liverpool’s Stuart Downing or Baggies Graham Dorrans to the Boleyn Ground but is still hoping to sign Columbian hit man Duvan Zapata.

There are apparently issues with the Columbian’s work permit and that is what is holding up the process. Duvan Zapata is currently playing for Argentine club Estudiantes. [Read more…]

West Ham keen on Ecuador winger

West Ham United are reportedly keen on Ecuadorian winger Jefferson Montero.

SkySports are reporting that West Ham and a trio of other clubs from the Premier League are all chasing the 23-year-old wide man.

Montero currently plays for Mexican team Morelia, however he has played in Europe before having signed for Spanish La Liga team Villarreal as a 20-year-old and had further European experience by being loaned out to Real Betis and Levante. [Read more…]