What is going wrong for West Ham?

What is going wrong for West Ham?

As things stand, it would be fair to say that West Ham are falling apart in disappointing fashion under Slaven Bilic. Currently as low as 18th in the Premier League with just three points in the bag from five games, West Ham's plans to start the season on a high have already been blown up in smoke, especially after being knocked out of the Europa League by Astra Giurgiu in the first knockout round of the tournament and following the pathetic …
Do West Ham Need to Sign a Right-Back?

Do West Ham Need to Sign a Right-Back?

It looked like Michail Antonio was going to be used as West Ham's starting right-back this season after he impressed there towards the end of the last campaign. However, he made mistakes against Domzale and Chelsea, which led to him being removed from the position. It was the right move as Antonio is much better when used on the wing and could have become a liability at right-back. He doesn't have the defensive experience in terms of positioning and could …
Analysing 5 Possible Left-Backs That Could Be Signed by Liverpool

Analysing 5 Possible Left-Backs That Could Be Signed by Liverpool

Ben Chilwell‘s deal to Liverpool was going to be a huge boost as Klopp has personally expressed admiration over the young player, and also Liverpool badly needs a good dependable left-back. However, few reports state that the youngster is being offered a contract extension at Leicester City, and he would probably stay on, if that were to happen. Moreover, Liverpool have accepted a £6 million offer for Brad Smith from Bournemouth, so Moreno could now be the only recognised left-back …
Slaven Bilic the RockStar Manager

Slaven Bilic the RockStar Manager

Any club that makes four close season signings and all four pay off will inevitably have a good season. Slaven Bilic signed Dmitri Payet, Manuel Lanzini, Angelo Agbonna and Michail Antonio and they have all slotted seamlessly into the first team contributing immensely. Payet with 9 goals 9 assists, Lanzini with 6 goals 2 assists and Antonio has 6 goals and 5 assists. That's an astonishing 21 Premier League goals and 17 assists from 3 new signings at a combined …
Could West Ham be set for a bright future?

Could West Ham be set for a bright future?

West Ham have one of the most decorated histories in English football and it appears that they are making significant strides towards competing in the top half of the table again. Sam Allardyce has laid a platform at the club to push on for greater things. The Englishman looked like he had taken the club as far as he could as West Ham struggled to build on a good first half of the season. This summer the club have the …
Who's the Best Left back? Azpilicueta v Monreal v Rose v Cresswell

Who's the Best Left back? Azpilicueta v Monreal v Rose v Cresswell

There are a number of good left backs, with many of them being English, in the Premier League. It is a position that can be ignored at times, but the likes of Leighton Baines can sometimes have a telling impact on a match. The full back used to be a player who operated purely for defensive reasons, but now they are expected to have a high work rate and be able to run up and down the pitch. They must …
What is Happening at West Ham?

What is Happening at West Ham?

About a year ago, the chants across the terraces at the Boleyn Ground were “8 months till Millwall!” as West Ham United were stranded bottom of the table with little reason to be optimistic. The fans were making their discontent towards manager ‘Big Sam’ Allardyce abundantly clear, they didn’t want the former Bolton and Newcastle man at the helm at Upton park. Even after a remarkable resurgence in the New Year that threw the Hammers into a 13th place finish …