‘It wasn’t close’ – Potential West Ham deal downplayed after speculation

West Ham United did not come close to signing Burnley defender James Tarkowski during the summer transfer window, according to Sean Dyche. The Hammers were linked with the Premier League centre-half for a prolonged period, with the East London club desperate to boost their defensive options. In the end, no deal for Tarkowski materialised and … Read more

Report: West Ham’s transfer plans could be scuppered by PL rival

West Ham United’s attempts to pry defender James Tarkowski away from Burnley could be scuppered by Leicester City, who have also made an inquiry about the centre-half, according to the London Evening Standard.  The Hammers have been in the market for defensive reinforcements all summer long, with David Moyes admitting he needs additional cover at … Read more