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West Ham are to allow winger Robert Snodgrass depart the club to join Premier League strugglers West Bromwich Albion. The attacking midfielder has been deemed surplus to requirements at the Hammers, with the club closing on alternative targets in the January transfer window.
Manchester United could have a clause in Ravel Morrison's contract that lets the youngster swap Upton Park for a transfer to Old Trafford for a minimum fee release clause, according to reports. West Ham manager Sam Allardyce told reporters that he is concerned United could make a transfer move for the Hammers starlet.
West Ham scouts have been preparing a dossier for Sam Allarydce regarding the career progress of FC Copenhagen's forward Nicolai Jorgensen. The Danish international joined his current club from Bayer Leverkusen in 2012.
West Ham have completed a move for left back Razvan Rat. The former Shakhtar Donetsk defender becomes the Hammers' first signing of the summer.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce hit out at the current transfer window system, claiming that the Hammers are likely to be offered 1000 players over the course of the month. West Ham have been busy recruiting Joe Cole, Marouane Chamakh and Wellington so far in January.
Blackburn have reportedly moved a step closer to announcing that Paul Ince will be Mark Hughes' successor at Ewood Park next year after the manager agreed terms with John Williams, the Rovers' chairman.
David O'Leary has admitted that he would not turn up the opportunity to manage Bolton. Gary Megson has recently been linked with the job, but O'Leary has now been put forward as a candidate.