- Date of Birth: 6 February 1955
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On this day: Pompey remain hopeful of keeping Avram Grant amid West Ham speculation
was undoubtedly tempted by the offer of Premier League football at a club which had promised a transfer kitty and also offered the prospect
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West Ham need all the help they can get at the moment, with the Hammers two points away from safety after a run of form that went from being encouraging to poor before the long-suffering West Ham fans even realised what was happening. With only Wolves separating the club from the bottom position in the league, and with Wolves having a game in hand over the London club, it's clear that these are dark times indeed for Avram Grant and his team.
West Ham boss Avram Grant is keeping tabs on England left back Wayne Bridge this January. It is understood that Bridge has been told he can look at finding himself a new club.
West Ham striker Carlton Cole has asked his club to splash the cash in the January transfer window, or face the risk of relegation. The Hammers already find themselves in the relegation zone.
West Ham have entered the race to sign Jimmy Bullard, according to reports this morning. Avram Grant is preparing the finishing touches to a 3 milion GBP offer for the Hull City man.
West Ham boss Avram Grant has put Yakubu at the top of his transfer targets list this summer, according to reports this Sunday morning. It is understood the Hammers will offer a figure around 5 million GBP for the player.
West Ham have made Germany under-21 international Ashkan Dejagah a target. The Iranian born player is currently playing for Wolfsburg in Germany. It is understood that he can leave the club if anyone matches the 5.5 million GBP pricetag.
West Ham have appointed Avram Grant as their new coach for the 2010-2011 season after Grant left Portsmouth at the back end of last season. The Hammers made Grant their number one target after Zola was fired last month.
Scottish Premier League champions Rangers are reportedly ready to offer 1.5 million GBP for out of favour Portsmouth striker David Nugent. The forward enjoyed some good form at the end of last season and many are reportedly interested in his services.
Defender Steve Finnan has told colleagues at Portsmouth that he will be looking to quit Fratton Park as soon as possible. It is believed QPR and Fulham are interested in the player.
Avram Grant has urged his former club Chelsea to keep Didier Drogba at the club, as rumours again circulated that the Ivory Coast international was looking for a swift summer exit.
Avram Grant is the hot favourite in the betting markets to replace sacked Portsmouth boss Tony Adams. It is understood that Joe Jordan has also been linked as a shock replacement for Adams.
Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant has revealed he has turned down the chance to manage the Bulgaria national team. Grant has been out of work since receiving his marching orders at Stamford Bridge over 9 months ago.
Peter Kenyon has offered his support to Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari after two quickfire defeats at Stamford Bridge to Arsenal and to Liverpool.
Former Chelsea boss Avram Grant is hoping that his experiences at Stamford Bridge could earn him the opportunity to return to the Premiership.
Super agent Pini Zahavi reportedly wishes to buy Portsmouth from Sacha Gaydamak. It is understood that Zahavi wants to bring Avram Grant and Slaven Bilic to the club as part of his backroom team.
Spurs legend Terry Venables believes that it was right for the club to axe director of football, Damien Comolli, after a number of high profile mistakes.
Chelsea have allowed Claudio Pizarro the opportunity to return to Germany. The player has decided to link up with his former club Werder Bremen, and joins on a one year loan deal.
Chelsea and Claude Makelele have parted company with one another after the French veteran decided to join Paris Saint-Germain.
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech is confident that new coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is the man to help lead the Blues to Premiership success next season. Scolari replaced Avram Grant last month - who was sacked after failing to lead Chelsea to a title last season.
Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant has warned Luiz Felipe Scolari that he must succeed - or expect the axe. The Brazilian coach took charge at Stamford Bridge after the Euro 2008 tournament where he finished his role with Portugal.