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Hull manager flew to Italy with the striker's passport on Saturday and he decided to field Hernandez on Monday night despite just one training session

Mathieu Valbuena celebrates with Olivier Giroud

West Ham United transfer news: Mathieu Valbuena now a Hammers target after Queens Park Rangers move stalls

Frenchman nears Premier League switch despite seeking La Liga move

West Ham United: 2014/15 Premier League fixtures and results

Our comprehensive guide to all of the 2014/15 fixtures

West Ham United transfer news: Enner Valencia is officially unveiled as a Hammers player after hearing approves his work permit

Hammers boss given some rare good news as Valencia signs on in London

Carl Jenkinson in action for Arsenal against the New York Red Bulls

Carl Jenkinson transfer latest: West Ham 'leading the race' to sign Arsenal right-back as Gunners career looks to be over

England international could leave on loan but the signing of Calum Chambers appears to signal the end for Jenkinson at the Emirates

West Ham United co-owner David Gold blames jet-lag after 'favouriting' tweet calling for Sam Allardyce dismissal

The former Bolton boss is having to endure a tough few weeks at West Ham

Samuel Eto'o of Chelsea celebrates

West Ham United transfer news: Hammers offered Samuel Eto'o as Sam Allardyce also pursues Hugo Almeida

Hammers remain interested but player's wage demands are a problem

Sam Allardyce responds to West ham fans booing at the final whistle of their 2-1 victory over Hull

Sam Allardyce facing West Ham United sack before the Premier League season - reports

Under-pressure Allardyce is on a collision course with the Hammers board

Andy Carroll

Andy Carroll injury: Hope is hammered again for long-suffering West Ham fans

News of Andy Carroll's latest injury woes sends Hammers hope crashing yet again as pre-season optimism fades

Andy Carroll posted this picture ahead of having ankle surgery that threatens to rule him out for up to four months

Andy Carroll injury: West Ham striker posts pre-surgery selfie as he goes under the knife ahead of expected four-month lay-off

Carroll picked up the injury during West Ham's tour of New Zealand

Ravel Morrison has arguably been QPR’s most exciting player this season

West Ham United transfer news: Sam Allardyce and Hammers board split on Ravel Morrison

Hammers hierarchy could be on a collision course over Morrison's future

Andy Carroll has suffered an ankle injury that could keep him out of action for up to 16 weeks

West Ham reveal plans to sign new striker following Andy Carroll injury

The club's record signing could be out for as much as four months

Andy Carroll has suffered an ankle injury that could keep him out of action for up to 16 weeks

Andy Carroll injury: West Ham striker admits he's 'devastated' to have suffered another ankle injury that could rule him out for 16 weeks

Carroll missed the start of last season through a similar injury and will undergo surgery in the United States today

REVEALED: 13 Premier League clubs increase ticket prices, with Manchester City cheapest and Arsenal most costly

The average price of a season ticket to watch a top-flight side stands at £526. (Click the table above to enlarge)

Carl Jenkinson celebrates scoring the away side's second, his first goal for the club

Arsenal transfer latest: Carl Jenkinson a transfer target for West Ham - reports

Sam Allardyce keen after Mathieu Debuchy moved to the Gunners

Enner Valencia of Ecuador controls the ball against Laurent Koscielny of France during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between Ecuador and France

Enner Valencia joins West Ham: Hammers complete £12m signing of Ecuador striker Valencia subject to a work permit

Valencia featured at the World Cup and will join his brother Antonio Valencia in the Premier League providing a work permit is approved to complete his move from Pachuca

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