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West Ham agree terms with Leverkusen for Chicharito

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London (AFP) – West Ham United confirmed on Thursday that they’ve reached an agreement with Bayer Leverkusen to sign former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez.

The Premier League side have been chasing the 29-year-old throughout the summer, and they’ve now agreed a fee of around £16 million ($20.

West Ham agree terms with Leverkusen for Chicharito

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London (AFP) – West Ham United confirmed on Thursday that they’ve reached an agreement with Bayer Leverkusen to sign former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez.

The Premier League side have been chasing the 29-year-old throughout the summer, and they’ve now agreed a fee of around £16 million ($20.

Klopp urges Liverpool to stay focused over top four bid

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London (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool’s 4-0 rout of West Ham proves they can cope with the pressure of fighting for Champions League qualification, but he warned his stars to guard against complacency.

Liverpool’s destiny is in their own hands after a dominant display at the London Stadium and victory over relegated Middlesbrough next Sunday will secure a top four finish in the Premier League.

Klopp urges Liverpool to stay focused over top four bid

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London (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool’s 4-0 rout of West Ham proves they can cope with the pressure of fighting for Champions League qualification, but he warned his stars to guard against complacency.

Liverpool’s destiny is in their own hands after a dominant display at the London Stadium and victory over relegated Middlesbrough next Sunday will secure a top four finish in the Premier League.

Reds on alert as top four bid reaches crunch time

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London (AFP) – Two victories from their final two matches will book Liverpool’s place in next season’s Champions League, but Jurgen Klopp’s side won’t be taking anything for granted when they face West Ham on Sunday.

Liverpool dropped two points as they were held 0-0 at home by Southampton last weekend, and can be grateful that their fate is still in their own hands thanks to Manchester United’s defeat at Arsenal.

Reds on alert as top four bid reaches crunch time

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London (AFP) – Two victories from their final two matches will book Liverpool’s place in next season’s Champions League, but Jurgen Klopp’s side won’t be taking anything for granted when they face West Ham on Sunday.

Liverpool dropped two points as they were held 0-0 at home by Southampton last weekend, and can be grateful that their fate is still in their own hands thanks to Manchester United’s defeat at Arsenal.

Lanzini leaves Spurs’ title bid in tatters

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London (AFP) – Manuel Lanzini left Tottenham’s Premier League title challenge in tatters as the West Ham forward sealed a 1-0 win that put Chelsea within touching distance of being crowned champions.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side paid the price for a lethargic display at the London Stadium and Lanzini’s second half strike may well have ended their hopes of winning the title for the first time since 1961.

Lanzini leaves Spurs’ title bid in tatters

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London (AFP) – Manuel Lanzini left Tottenham’s Premier League title challenge in tatters as the West Ham forward sealed a 1-0 win that put Chelsea within touching distance of being crowned champions.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side paid the price for a lethargic display at the London Stadium and Lanzini’s second half strike may well have ended their hopes of winning the title for the first time since 1961.

Kane vows to make Chelsea squirm

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London (AFP) – Harry Kane says Tottenham plan on making Chelsea squirm this weekend as his title chasers look to pile pressure on the leaders with a win against West Ham on Friday.

With Chelsea not in action until Monday’s clash with Middlesbrough, Mauricio Pochettino’s second placed side can temporarily move within one point of top spot if they beat the Hammers at the London Stadium.

Kane vows to make Chelsea squirm

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London (AFP) – Harry Kane says Tottenham plan on making Chelsea squirm this weekend as his title chasers look to pile pressure on the leaders with a win against West Ham on Friday.

With Chelsea not in action until Monday’s clash with Middlesbrough, Mauricio Pochettino’s second placed side can temporarily move within one point of top spot if they beat the Hammers at the London Stadium.

Hammers lock door on Lukaku’s Everton

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London (AFP) – West Ham moved one step closer to safety and Everton moved above Arsenal into sixth place after the two sides played out a 0-0 stalemate at the London Stadium.

Neither side was able to find a way to break the deadlock with Everton striker Romelu Lukaku failing to extend his run of having scored in his nine previous games against the Hammers.

Hammers lock door on Lukaku’s Everton

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London (AFP) – West Ham moved one step closer to safety and Everton moved above Arsenal into sixth place after the two sides played out a 0-0 stalemate at the London Stadium.

Neither side was able to find a way to break the deadlock with Everton striker Romelu Lukaku failing to extend his run of having scored in his nine previous games against the Hammers.

Kouyate fires West Ham survival bid, Swansea in danger

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London (AFP) – Cheikhou Kouyate boosted West Ham United’s survival bid as the Senegal midfielder fired his side to a crucial 1-0 win over fellow strugglers Swansea City on Saturday.

Kouyate’s second-half strike at the London Stadium lifted Slaven Bilic’s team eight points clear of the Premier League relegation zone.

Kouyate fires West Ham survival bid, Swansea in danger

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London (AFP) – Cheikhou Kouyate boosted West Ham United’s survival bid as the Senegal midfielder fired his side to a crucial 1-0 win over fellow strugglers Swansea City on Saturday.

Kouyate’s second-half strike at the London Stadium lifted Slaven Bilic’s team eight points clear of the Premier League relegation zone.

Kante confounds Conte as Chelsea sink West Ham

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte joked he is struggling to find ways to improve N’Golo Kante after the France midfielder starred in his side’s 2-1 win at West Ham United.

Kante’s interception laid the foundation stone for Eden Hazard’s 25th-minute opener at London Stadium on Monday and he harried his opponents from first minute to last.

Kante confounds Conte as Chelsea sink West Ham

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte joked he is struggling to find ways to improve N’Golo Kante after the France midfielder starred in his side’s 2-1 win at West Ham United.

Kante’s interception laid the foundation stone for Eden Hazard’s 25th-minute opener at London Stadium on Monday and he harried his opponents from first minute to last.

Conte wary of Carroll on return to West Ham

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte expects a searching examination when his side return to West Ham United’s London Stadium on Monday, scene of one of their four defeats this season.

Only Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have bested leaders Chelsea in the Premier League, but Conte’s men were knocked out of the League Cup by West Ham following a 2-1 loss in October.

Conte wary of Carroll on return to West Ham

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte expects a searching examination when his side return to West Ham United’s London Stadium on Monday, scene of one of their four defeats this season.

Only Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have bested leaders Chelsea in the Premier League, but Conte’s men were knocked out of the League Cup by West Ham following a 2-1 loss in October.

Five things to look for in the Premier League

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London (AFP) – With the Premier League in the thrilling final third of the season, AFP Sport looks at five storylines to watch out for in this weekend’s action:

Can anyone catch Chelsea?

With a remarkable 17 wins from their last 20 league games, rarely has the phrase “runaway leaders” been more apt than when describing Chelsea’s seemingly unstoppable march to the championship.

Bilic hit with FA charge after Baggies outburst

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London (AFP) – West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic has been charged with improper conduct for his behaviour during Saturday’s draw against West Bromwich Albion, the Football Association announced Monday.

An angry Bilic was sent off by referee Michael Oliver after throwing a television microphone in frustration following West Brom’s late equaliser in a 2-2 Premier League draw at the London Stadium.

Bilic hit with FA charge after Baggies outburst

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London (AFP) – West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic has been charged with improper conduct for his behaviour during Saturday’s draw against West Bromwich Albion, the Football Association announced Monday.

An angry Bilic was sent off by referee Michael Oliver after throwing a television microphone in frustration following West Brom’s late equaliser in a 2-2 Premier League draw at the London Stadium.

McAuley’s late hammer blow rescues West Brom

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London (AFP) – Gareth McAuley’s header deep in stoppage time salvaged a 2-2 draw for West Brom in an entertaining Premier League encounter at West Ham’s London Stadium on Saturday.

Slaven Bilic’s men were eyeing all three points after goals from Sofiane Feghouli and Manuel Lanzini but for McAuley’s dramatic late intervention.

Guardiola makes his point as City crush West Ham

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London (AFP) Manchester City gave the perfect response to Pep Guardiola's ruthless team selection as they demolished West Ham with a swaggering 4-0 victory on Wednesday.

Guardiola underlined to his spluttering side that nobody is safe from the axe as he surprisingly left star striker Sergio Aguero and goalkeeper Claudio Bravo on the bench at the London Stadium.

200 face banning orders over West Ham violence

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London (AFP) West Ham United said Thursday that up to 200 people faced banning orders after violence marred their English League Cup tie at home to London rivals Chelsea.

Skirmishes broke out towards the end of the Hammers' 2-1 win on Wednesday, with police and stewards battling to keep supporters apart as coins, bottles and plastic seats were thrown.

Seven held over violence at West Ham-Chelsea cup game

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London (AFP) London police said on Thursday they were holding seven men arrested following violence at the English League Cup clash between West Ham United and Chelsea.

Skirmishes broke out towards the end of the Hammers' 2-1 win on Wednesday, with police and stewards battling to keep supporters apart as coins, bottles and plastic seats were thrown.

Seven held over violence at West Ham-Chelsea cup game

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London (AFP) London police said on Thursday they were holding seven men arrested following violence at the English League Cup clash between West Ham United and Chelsea.

Skirmishes broke out towards the end of the Hammers' 2-1 win on Wednesday, with police and stewards battling to keep supporters apart as coins, bottles and plastic seats were thrown.

Seven held over violence at West Ham-Chelsea game

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London (AFP) London police said Thursday they were holding seven men arrested following violence at the English League Cup clash between West Ham and Chelsea.

Skirmishes broke out towards the end of the Hammers' 2-1 win on Wednesday, with police and stewards battling to keep supporters apart as coins, bottles and plastic seats were thrown.

Seven held over violence at West Ham-Chelsea game

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London (AFP) London police said Thursday they were holding seven men arrested following violence at the English League Cup clash between West Ham and Chelsea.

Skirmishes broke out towards the end of the Hammers' 2-1 win on Wednesday, with police and stewards battling to keep supporters apart as coins, bottles and plastic seats were thrown.

West Ham vow to ban fans after violence

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London (AFP) West Ham United pledged to ban supporters found to have been involved in violence towards Chelsea fans during Wednesday's English League Cup tie between the teams.

There was a heavy police presence at the London Stadium, formerly the Olympic Stadium, where there has been violence involving West Ham fans since they moved into their new home at the start of the season.

West Ham count cost as relocation sparks turf war

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London (AFP) While historic Upton Park is being reduced to rubble by demolition workers, just across east London the price of progress seems painfully high to the West Ham fans engaged in a struggle for their club's soul.

Just five months ago West Ham waved farewell to Upton Park, their home for 112 years, and headed into a bright and lucrative future in their new and bigger London Stadium.

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West Ham ‘in pole position’ to beat Arsenal to striker signing

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West Ham United are leading the chase to sign in-demand AS Eupen striker Henry Onyekuru this summer and will meet with the attacker next Monday, according to Sky Sports.

The Hammers are in the market for a new centre forward after loan additions Simone Zaza and Jonathan Calleri spectacularly failed at the London Stadium last season.

West Ham want £13m striking sensation, Hammers to also sanction shock sale

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West Ham United have entered the race to sign highly-rated Montpellier striker Steve Mounie according to The Mirror, while ClaretandHugh claim the Hammers are willing to offload Robert Snodgrass.

Slaven Bilic’s men had an underwhelming first season at the London Stadium in 2016-17 and are expected to be busy in the transfer market this summer.

Everton boss Koeman eyes audacious £15m move for West Ham star

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Everton are among a number of prominent European clubs tracking West Ham United midfielder Pedro Obiang this summer, according to The Mirror.

The Toffees secured Europa League football for next season with a seventh-placed Premier League finish in 2016-17 and Ronald Koeman is set to splash the cash over the next few months.

West Ham linked with exciting winger, Newcastle also accredited with interest

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West Ham United and Newcastle United are ready to battle it out over Hull City winger Kamil Grosicki this summer, according to The Mirror.

Slaven Bilic’s men are expected to sign quite a few new faces over coming months and the Hammers have moved quickly to add experienced right-back Pablo Zabaleta to their squad already.

‘F**king Disastrous Mate’ – West Ham Fan Drops Truly Formidable Number Of F-Bombs During Spirited Post-Match Rant (Video)

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Arsenal aren't the only fanbase with a Youtube-based platform on which to air theirincessant whining, as West Ham duly proved last night.

In the aftermath oftheir side's uninspiring home3-0 defeat againstthe Gunners,West Ham Fan TV soughta little post-match reflection from Tom.

Manic Mondays - West Ham and Manchester United will pose stern test of Chelsea's credentials.

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Chelsea travel to West Ham on Monday night in the Premier League followed by Manchester United at home the following Monday in the FA Cup.
Top of the Premier League and through to the Quarter-Finals of the FA Cup, Chelsea are in a rich vein of form and are considered by many as favourites to win both competitions at this stage of the season.

Premier League Snapshot: West Ham Strategically Place Steward Next To Dmitri Payet Picture Outside Stadium…

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West Ham took the precaution of stationing a steward right next to an image of Dimitri Payet on the wall outside the London Stadium for their game against Crystal Palace today.

As you're probably well aware, Payet has been refusing to play or train for the Hammers for the past few days after informing the club that he wishes to jump ship before the end of the transfer window.

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Mayor orders London Stadium costs investigation

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London (AFP) The troubled London Stadium came under the spotlight again on Wednesday as Labour's London mayor Sadiq Khan ordered an investigation into the escalating costs.

A spokesperson for the mayor slammed the previous Conservative administration of Boris Johnson for leaving the stadium's finances in a "total and utter mess".

The Best Ever Football Stadium Migration – You’re ‘Avin a Giraffe, Love

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When the porn brothers announced their intention to move from one of London's most feared stadiums to an athletics and concert venue, I like most regular fans felt a certain degree of unease. Surely we didn't need a 52,000 seat stadium especially one with a bloody great running track between the players and the old east side chicken run.

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Arsenal travel to the London Stadium

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Today's pre-match is written by a long suffering West Ham supporter, hope you enjoy the read.

Towards the end of last season, the vertically challenged of the porn brothers was asked whether the club were about to offer Slaven Billic a new contract, given his impressive first season.