West Ham transfer round-up; club preparing improved offer for defender; interest in German forward reignited?; Real Madrid midfielder reportedly rejects move

Germany's Mario Gomez celebrates after scoring their first goal

All the latest West Ham United news...

Andrew Robertson celebrates scoring the third goal for HullAndrew Robertson celebrates scoring for Hull City

The Hammers had a bid of £7 million rejected for Hull City left-back Andrew Robertson yesterday (Sky Sports), but are in the process of preparing a second bid for the Scotland international, according to The Daily Record Live Transfer Feed, July 30th 2016, 10:38 AM. The Daily Mail understand that the Tigers value Robertson at £15 million.

Andre Ayew celebrates scoring the second goal for SwanseaAndre Ayew celebrates scoring against West Ham

Meanwhile, Sky Sports understand that Swansea City will demand a fee of at least £20 million for Andre Ayew from West Ham, as the Londoners attempt to prise the Ghanaian away from the Liberty Stadium.

In other transfer news, rumours are beginning to resurface regarding the club's interest in Mario Gomez. Italian media outlet TuttoMercatoWeb claim that West Ham are in talks with Fiorentina over a possible transfer.

Real Madrid's Mateo Kovacic (L) in action against Shakhtar Donetsk's FredReal Madrid's Mateo Kovacic in action

The Hammers have had more bad news on the transfer front, this time with AS reporting that Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic has turned down a move to the East London outfit.

And finally, today is the 50th year anniversary of England's triumph against West Germany in the World Cup Final, in what has turned out to be a date that has gone down in West Ham folklore.

The victory was especially sweet for Hammers' fans after all four of the Three Lions' goals came from West Ham players on the day. A hat-trick from Sir Geoff Hurst was accompanied by a Martin Peters strike. The club shared a special tribute to the Hammers heroes from that famous day on their official club website.

Sir Geoff Hurst poses for a photograph with the 1966 World Cup Final match ball and the Jules Rimet Trophy at the London Football AwardsHammers hero Sir Geoff Hurst 

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch