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West Ham have been told to improve their offer if they want to acquire Livorno striker Alessandro Diamanti.

West Ham close on Chamakh transfer

West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola is edging closer to signing Bordeaux forward Marouane Chamakh and is looking to sell James Collins to push the deal through.

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West Ham complete Kovac signing

West Ham have completed the permanent signing of Czech Republic international Radoslav Kovac from Spartak Moscow for an undisclosed fee.

Rinaudo denies any interest from West Ham

Leandro Rinaudo's agent claims the Napoli defender would be well suited to the Barclays Premier League, but believes the Serie A club are not prepared to sell him.

City prepare final bid for Lescott

Everton defender has written transfer request turned down as Moyes digs in

Boa Morte ruled out for West Ham

West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola's fears were realised this afternoon when scans confirmed Luis Boa Morte has suffered a serious injury to his right knee.

Gudjohnsen hints at England return

Eidur Gudjohnsen could be set for a return to the Premier League after admitting he has no idea if he will start the season as a Barcelona player.

West Ham sign teenager Lampe

West Ham have signed teenage defender Jack Lampe on a one-year deal from non-league outfit Harlow Town following a successful trial.

West Ham confirm Jimenez interest

West Ham coach Gianfranco Zola is hopeful they can wrap up the transfer of Inter Milan midfielder Luis Jimenez in the near future.

West Ham bid for Mancini in double deal with Mourinho

West Ham United are close to concluding an eye-catching double signing from Jose Mourinho's Internazionale which would see the 28-year-old Brazilian winger Mancini and the attacking midfielder Luis Jimenez heading for Upton Park.

West Ham: potential transfer list

Gianfranco Zola came close to leading West Ham into Europe despite selling Craig Bellamy, seeing Dean Ashton spend most of the season on the treatment table and the owner going bust.

West Ham sold to Icelandic banks

West Ham have been sold to a group of Icelandic banks in a deal understood to be worth just over £100m.

James Lawton: Chelsea miss a trick by ignoring Zola's spark in favour of burnt-out Ancelotti

One of these days Roman Abramovich may make a managerial appointment that isn't redolent of the bleeding obvious. It may not smack of some jaded consensus and the borrowed wisdom of his small army of professional yes-men down at the Bridge but rather a hint of adventure, a gamble on something that might be risky but could also prove inspired – and certainly more conducive to the arrival of the kind of football for which the oligarch is said to pine, and which he tasted a whole brimming samovar full of in last week's Champions League final in Rome.

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