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Wenger worried about Arsenal’s “tricky start”

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This time last year Arsenal fans were in confident mood ahead of the new season. We had won the FA Cup and had brought Alexis into the fold. We were being linked to Karim Benzema as usual and every post on JustArsenal was saying that we needed a new beast of a DM and a [...]

Should Arsenal worry about early season banana skin?

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A lot has already been said about Arsenal and the need for us to put right one of the big problems of last season, namely starting slowly. Arsene Wenger has admitted that it took the Gunners way too long to really get on a roll and although there were a lot of injury problems as [...]

Slaven Bilic knows Europa league impact for West Ham

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Slaven Bilic knows from experience that a lengthy Europa League campaign can have an adverse effect on domestic league form. The new West Ham boss will lead his side into a second round qualifying tie with Maltese minnows Birkirkara on Thursday night as every other Premier League side eases their way back into their pre-season preparations.

Slaven Bilic knows Europa league impact for West Ham

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Slaven Bilic knows from experience that a lengthy Europa League campaign can have an adverse effect on domestic league form. The new West Ham boss will lead his side into a second round qualifying tie with Maltese minnows Birkirkara on Thursday night as every other Premier League side eases their way back into their pre-season preparations.

Arsenal Transfer: Defender signs five-year-deal

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Arsenal Transfer: Defender signs five-year-deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Carl Jenkinson has put pen-to-paper and signed a new five year contract with his boyhood club Arsenal.

The England U21 full back will also return to West Ham on loan for the 15/16 season, after making 36 Premier League appearances for the Hammers last time out.

Stewart Downing returns to ‘Boro

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Stewart Downing returns to 'Boro - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Stewart Downing has finalised his move back to his first professional club by agreeing to a lucrative 5 year deal with Aitor Karanka's Middlesbrough.

Statistically Downing was the Hammers most creative player last season, scoring six & assisting eight, reborn in a central attacking midfield role which saw the 30 year old earn a recall to the England squad after an absence of two and-a-half years.

Signings of the summer so far

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Signings of the summer so far - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Two weeks into the 2015 summer transfer window and there has been no shortage of moves in the Premier League. Newcomers Bournemouth and Watford have wasted no time by completing six transfers each to date, matching Liverpool as the most active clubs in the early stages of the window.

West Ham sign Angelo Ogbonna from Juventus in £8.5 million deal

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West Ham have completed the signing of defender Angelo Ogbonna from Juventus for an undisclosed fee.

The 27-year-old Italy international has penned a four-year deal with the Hammers and becomes their fourth signing of the summer.

Ogbonna made his name as a talented defender with Torino before joining their city rivals Juventus in 2013, winning two Serie A titles and the Coppa Italia during his time there.

West Ham sign Angelo Ogbonna from Juventus in £8.5 million deal

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West Ham have completed the signing of defender Angelo Ogbonna from Juventus for an undisclosed fee.

The 27-year-old Italy international has penned a four-year deal with the Hammers and becomes their fourth signing of the summer.

Ogbonna made his name as a talented defender with Torino before joining their city rivals Juventus in 2013, winning two Serie A titles and the Coppa Italia during his time there.

Sakho sent off but West Ham progress to next round of Europa League

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West Ham recovered from an early Diafra Sakho dismissal to ease past FC Lusitans and advance in to the second round of the Europa League qualifiers.

Having scored twice in the first leg, Sakho had a night to forget in Andorra, although his 14th-minute sending off made little difference however he will now miss the second-round qualifying clash with Maltese side Birkirkara.

Sakho sent off but West Ham progress to next round of Europa League

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West Ham recovered from an early Diafra Sakho dismissal to ease past FC Lusitans and advance in to the second round of the Europa League qualifiers.

Having scored twice in the first leg, Sakho had a night to forget in Andorra, although his 14th-minute sending off made little difference however he will now miss the second-round qualifying clash with Maltese side Birkirkara.

West Ham to sign Juve & Italy defender

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West Ham to sign Juve & Italy defender - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Angelo Ogbonna, the Juventus & Italian international defender is in London undergoing a medical with West Ham as Slaven Bilic looks to increase his defensive options before the start of the new season.

Of course this could just be an attempt from David Sullivan to save face after embarrassingly publishing a photo of Ogbonna on Twitter when announcing the arrival of Pedro Obiang whilst another target, Aymen Abdennour, looks as though he's on his way to Atleti.

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic accused of lacking respect

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West Ham boss Slaven Bilic insists he has "big time" respect for FC Lusitans after he was criticized for sitting out the Europa League qualifying fixture on Thursday evening.

Having been appointed on June 9, Bilic watched from the stands with academy director Terry Westley overseeing a 3-0 first-leg victory as the Hammers got their season under way just 39 days after the end of the last campaign.

Slaven Bilic won’t be in charge West Ham team for Europa League match

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New West Ham boss Slaven Bilic will not be in charge of the team for their opening Europa League qualifier, with academy manager Terry Westley defending the decision.

Bilic replaced Sam Allardyce at Upton Park on June 9 but will only be in the stands for Thursday's clash with Andorran minnows FC Lusitans, despite a sell-out crowd packing the stadium.

Slaven Bilic won’t be in charge West Ham team for Europa League match

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New West Ham boss Slaven Bilic will not be in charge of the team for their opening Europa League qualifier, with academy manager Terry Westley defending the decision.

Bilic replaced Sam Allardyce at Upton Park on June 9 but will only be in the stands for Thursday's clash with Andorran minnows FC Lusitans, despite a sell-out crowd packing the stadium.

West Ham’s new kit – nail your colours to the mast

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West Ham's new kit nail your colours to the mast - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Far from being a club that relies on reminding others of its' past glories, West Ham have released a commemorative kit to mark their departure from the Boleyn Ground; which has been their home since 1904.

West Ham look ahead to becoming one of Premier League’s giants in matchday revenue

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Co-chairman David Gold has no doubt West Ham will be in a position to frighten the Barclays Premier League's leading clubs once they are playing at a packed out Olympic Stadium.

The Irons on Friday launched a new commemorative strip ahead of their final season at the Boleyn Ground before switching to Stratford.

West Ham look ahead to becoming one of Premier League’s giants in matchday revenue

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Co-chairman David Gold has no doubt West Ham will be in a position to frighten the Barclays Premier League's leading clubs once they are playing at a packed out Olympic Stadium.

The Irons on Friday launched a new commemorative strip ahead of their final season at the Boleyn Ground before switching to Stratford.

Chelsea striker starts negotiations for transfer to London rivals

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Chelsea striker starts negotiations for transfer to London rivals - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Loic Remy's stint at Chelsea has not gone completely according to plan. Despite being the Blues' most prolific striker on a goals-per-minute basis last season, the Frenchman only made 27 appearances in all competitions and often found himself being the third-choice behind Diego Costa and Didier Drogba.

Confirmed: West Ham appoint Slaven Bilic as their new manager

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Confirmed: West Ham appoint Slaven Bilic as their new manager - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

West Ham United have confirmed Slaven Bilic will be their new manager from this summer.

The 46-year-old was in charge of the Croatian national team between 2006 to 2012 and managed Turkish club Beşiktaş between 2013 and 2015.

Former Chelsea manager set to return to the Premier League this summer?

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Former Chelsea manager set to return to the Premier League this summer? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The man who famously led Chelsea to their first and only ever Champions League crown Roberto Di Matteo, may be in line to return to England next season. According to Gianluca Di Marzio, the Italian is being courted by Newcastle United and West Ham United in the summer.

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Why Liverpool and Tottenham must take the Europa League seriously?

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Why Liverpool and Tottenham must take the Europa League seriously? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

With yet another brand new Premier League season just a month away, there is enough activity in the transfer market for all the 20 teams involved to improve their squad. The interesting question though is whether Chelsea can successfully defend their title or either of the Manchester sides or Arsenal will snatch it away.

26 year old striker set for Manchester United return this summer

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26 year old striker set for Manchester United return this summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Spanish media outlet MARCA, Javier Hernandez is set to return to Manchester United in the summer after his season long loan from Real Madrid. The report claims that the Los Blancos have decided not to make use of the purchase option in the striker's loan deal thus he will return to Old Trafford, where he is most likely to be sold in the summer.

Transfer News and Gossip

West Ham keen on Man Utd misfit Javier Hernandez

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West Ham are keen on landing Manchester United misfit Javier Hernandez this summer, according to the Mail. The east London outfit will face strong...

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Reported Man City target Aaron Cresswell signs new West Ham contract

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BREAKING: Hammer of the Year @Aaron_Cresswell has signed a new five-year contract with #WHUFC! http://t.co/QFYzJRMiil pic.twitter.com/ADkywgryNs...

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Liverpool’s Fabio Borini linked with West Ham switch

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Liverpool flop Fabio Borini is a transfer target for West Ham, according to The Sun. Despite struggling at Anfield, he is wanted by new Hammers boss...

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Photo: New signing Dmitri Payet wearing a West Ham shirt

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BREAKING: West Ham United are delighted to announce the signing of France midfielder Dimitri Payet on a five-year deal for an undisclosed...

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Chelsea eyeing £5m deal to snare Alex Song away from West Ham

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Chelsea are eyeing a £5m deal to snare Alex Song away from the clutches of West Ham, according to the Express. The Hammers have been trying to...

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Chelsea and West Ham vying for Mousa Dembele

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A photo posted by Moussa Dembele (@mousadembele) on May 16, 2015 at 10:27am PDT Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele is a transfer target for...

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Chelsea closing in on signing West Ham target Charlie Austin

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Chelsea are closing in on signing Charlie Austin from QPR with odds now slashed on him making the move by bookmakers. Traders Betfair Sportsbook...

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Chelsea enter the race for West Ham target Charlie Austin

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Chelsea have entered the race to sign in-demand Charlie Austin with QPR holding out for £15m for the striker, the Express reports. Newcastle,...

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West Ham linked with Loic Remy and Barcelona starlet

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West Ham are planning on backing new manager Slaven Bilic with some ambitious transfer activity this summer, according to The Guardian. Following the...

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Photo: West Ham new boy finishes first training session

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After my first training session with @AdriSanMiguel. Happy to meet my new teammates! Thanks for the welcome. pic.twitter.com/zPqjCT578s Pedro...

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Photos: West Ham relive new manager Slaven Bilic’s time at the club

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#SlavenIsAHammer: Bilic signed for the Hammers from @KarlsruherSC in January 1996. #WHUFC pic.twitter.com/N1bpFQy1Z5 West Ham United FC...

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Should Arsenal agree to this defender transfer?

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It remains to be seen which of the Arsenal players will be the regular first team starter in the role of right back next season, with Arsene Wenger having no shortage of options. Mathieu Debuchy was the player that we expected to fill the boots of Bacary Sagna and he still might but last season [...]

Video: West Ham’s Enner Valencia scores but can’t stop Ecuador losing to Bolivia

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West Ham striker Enner Valencia was unable to stop his Ecuador side falling to a surprise 3-2 Copa America defeat to Bolivia yesterday evening....

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Slaven Bilic appointed as West Ham manager

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Slaven Bilic as the Club's new manager http://t.co/Ejx8qvIq1B #whufc pic.twitter.com/w1ynoq3QcP...

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Ex-Man Utd and West Ham defender Rio Ferdinand retires

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Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has announced his retirement from football. The 36-year-old was released by relegated Queens Park Rangers a few...

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With West Ham over, Real deal Big Sam can play the Vernon Kay way

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BIG SAM: "Time is right for the Club to move on and me to move on and to recharge and refocus on whatever might be in a few months' time." ...

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Confirmed Team News: Newcastle vs West Ham

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Newcastle team to play West Ham #NUFC v @whufc_official: Krul, Janmaat, Coloccini (c), Williamson, Dummett, Sissoko, Anita, Colback, Gutierrez,...

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