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West Ham look to extend their unbeaten run

Diafra Sakho. Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

West Ham play Swansea at Upton Park later today. They'll be hoping their top striker, Diafra Sakho who has been sidelined for several weeks with a knee injury will be fit enough to play.

The Hammers' recent run of great form has lifted them to fifth position in the Premier League. They've only lost one of their last eight league matches.


West Ham confirms Mohamed Diame has joined Hull City

Mohamed Diame departs West Ham Credit: West Ham FC

West Ham United have confirmed that midfielder Mohamed Diame has joined Hull City on a permanent basis for an undisclosed fee.

The 27-year-old Senegal international departs the Boleyn Ground after a little more than two years, having made 79 appearances and scored seven goals.

With just ten months remaining on Diame's contract, the Hammers reluctantly accepted an offer from Hull.

We would like to thank Mohamed for his efforts and wish him all the best for his future career.

– West Ham Utd

Hull to move for West Ham's Mo Diame?

Various sources saying Hull are in for West Ham's Mo Diame

West Ham United's Mo Diame - a target for Hull? Credit: Nigel French/PA Wire.

And, the Guardian are reporting that both Arsenal and Spurs are interested in Manchester City's Serbian defender Matija Nastastic.

Could Manchester City's Matija Nastasic be on his way to a London club? Credit: Jeff Holmes/PA Archive/Press Association Images


Song set for West Ham move

Alex Song. Credit: Joe Giddens/EMPICS Sport

It appears that Alex Song could be on his way to West Ham. The former Arsenal player has been told by his current club, Barcelona that he's free to leave.

Hammers manager, Sam Allardyce believes he can close the deal with the Spanish club, before Monday's transfer deadline.

West Ham's new signing apologises for tweet about Andy Carroll

West Ham's new midfielder Diego Poyet has apologised for an abusive joke he made on Twitter about his new team-mate Andy Carroll. The Uruguayan posted the tweet three years ago when Carroll was playing for Liverpool.

However, following his move from Charlton to the Hammers this summer, Poyet has apologised and even posed for a photograph with the England striker.

Carroll too has responded on Twitter - he appears to have accepted the apology after Poyet agreed to make him a daily 'cuppa'.

West Ham's Morrison pictured in Arsenal shirt

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison uploaded a picture of himself in Arsenal's new home shirt to his Instagram account, just hours after being in court.

The image, which has since been deleted, risked upsetting West Ham supporters, however Morrison was quick to share his love of the east Londoners on his Twitter account:

The court heard yesterday that the 21-year-old threatened to throw acid in his ex-girlfriend’s face and have her killed.

The former Manchester United player was initially arrested and charged with two counts of common assault after allegedly punching and slapping Reah Mansoor and her mother Parveen Mansoor in the early hours of July 27 in Salford.

Morrison was in Manchester Magistrates' Court yesterday to hear the harassment allegation was also added to the charges.

Andy Carroll out for four months due to ankle injury

Credit: PA

West Ham's Andy Carroll has been ruled out for up to four months as he undergoes surgery tomorrow on an ankle injury.

The striker missed most of last season due to a foot problem and was ruled out of two friendlies on the current tour of New Zealand as a precaution.

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