- Date of Birth: 6 January 1989
- Birthplace: Gateshead, Gateshead, England
- Position: Forward, Striker
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The summer transfer window in 2019 closed for Premier League clubs at 5pm on 8th August. While some managers will be happy with their squads, others will be wishing they had a bit more time – and even looking forward to the window re-opening in January.
West Ham have switched their attention to the signing of Bournemouth and England international striker Callum Wilson, after missing out on numerous transfer targets. The Hammers are short of a striker and are ready to pay up to £50 million to secure a move for Wilson.
West Ham have made a renewed offer for West Bromwich Albion attacker Salomon Rondon, believed to be in the region of around £15 million. The attacker, who spent last season on loan at Newcastle United, was unable to agree personal terms with the Toon Army.
West Ham are hopeful that a deal can be reached to sign long-term target, Maxi Gomez, from Celta Vigo. It is understood that Valencia are also trying to sign the Uruguayan striker.
West Ham United are reportedly planning an attempt to sign Aleksandar Mitrovic from Fulham in order to reinforce their attack ahead of next term.
West Ham are understood to be considering a move for England and Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck on a free transfer at the end of the season. Welbeck, whose career with the Gunners has been dogged with injury, is ready to leave the Emirates in search of a new challenge.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly considering a surprise swoop for West Ham United forward Andy Carroll as they seek to cover up the void left by Harry Kane.
West Ham look set to let Spanish forward Lucas Perez leave the club, just six months into his troubled spell with the East London side. The forward, who has a four year contract with the London Stadium outfit, is believed to have instructed his agent to find him a club to join back in La Liga.
So far Manuel Pellegrini's first season back in the Premier League has been mixed in terms of fortunes, but the Chilean boss has started to show that West Ham can be a force to reckon with yet again. Ahead of this weekend's game against Leicester City - seen by many to be a key battle for both clubs - West Ham will be hoping their out of form defence can put in a solid performance and produce a clean sheet.
West Ham can trigger a two-year option on extending Andy Carroll’s contract at a cost of £8million, according to the Times.
The arrival of Manuel Pellegrini was supposed to usher in a new era at West Ham United, one where the east London side would finally realise their potential as a leviathan and begin climbing the ranks of the Premier League.
West Ham United have confirmed that manager David Moyes has left the east London club after they decided against extending his existing contract.
Joe Hart's reputation in the English game has taken a dramatic fall in the last couple of years, seeing him move from England and Manchester City's first choice goalkeeper to struggling to make the West Ham starting lineup and many calling for him to be dropped from England's World Cup squad. After two seasons away from Manchester City on loan, a permanent deal for Hart could now be on the horizon.
West Ham United are set to make a loan attempt to sign Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge before the transfer window comes to a close.
Chelsea are reportedly weighing up a potential loan move for Leicester City striker Islam Slimani. The Algeria international has received limited gametime at the King Power Stadium with Jamie Vardy preferred ahead of him for the centre forward position.
Premier League holders Chelsea have been linked with a surprise swoop for Burnley striker Ashley Barnes as they look to recruit a tall targetman in their ranks.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has dismissed the ongoing speculation linking Fernando Llorente with a switch to Chelsea.
England international Andy Carroll is reportedly open to the prospect of joining Chelsea from West Ham United this month.
Premier League holders Chelsea are reportedly looking into a deal for Barcelona's Denis Suarez with their attack set to be depleted by the exit of Michy Batshuayi.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has stressed that Alvaro Morata is not the sole player to blame after the Blues played out three successive goalless draws for the first time in the club's history.