David Sullivan: What West Ham United fans can expect in summer transfer window

David Sullivan has promising news for West Ham United fans.

West Ham United co-chairman David Sullivan has written in his blog on the club’s official website that the club will be making signings in the summer transfer window.

“On that front, I can assure you we are already casting our scouting and recruitment far and wide in the hunt for talent to make us better next season,” Sullivan wrote in his blog on West Ham’s official website.

“Targets are being identified and you can expect us to be doing plenty of exciting business in the transfer market this summer, as we did last year.”

West Ham are looking for a top-10 finish in the Premier League this season and are unlikely to feature in Europe in 2015-16.

However, that does not seem to have deterred the London outfit from trying to sign players in the summer and improve on their results next season.

It is not easy identifying players and striking deals with clubs in the summer - it takes time and can often be frustrating.

The fact that West Ham have already started to make plans for next season indicates that they mean business and are determined to be successful.

In the summer of 2014, the Premier League outfit made some shrewd signings, notably those of Cheikhou Kouyate, Aaron Cresswell, Enner Valencia and Diafra Sakho.

West Ham’s football has been much better this term, and in the opening months of the season, they were looking like they could finish in the top four of the Premier League.

If the Hammers can make some similar signings this summer and make a good start to the 2015-16 campaign, then they could well be challenging for a Champions League place.

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