West Ham transfer round-up: Loan approach for Arsenal man rejected; Gomez fee made known; Sakho unsure of future

Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs celebrates

A select round-up of the latest West Ham United news...

Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs in action with Burnley's Tendayi DarikwaArsenal's Kieran Gibbs in action 

Arsenal have rejected an approach from West Ham to take Kieran Gibbs on loan for the rest of the season, according to the London Evening Standard. The newspaper claim that the 26-year-old was one of Slaven Bilic's primary targets, but with the Gunners rejection, the Hammers will now be forced to explore other options.

Sky Sports have reported today that the Londoners have had a £3 million offer for Norwich City's Martin Olsson rejected by the Canaries.

Germany's Mario Gomez reactsMario Gomez reacts

In other news, following on from West Ham's reported interest in Mario Gomez, Fiorentina have reportedly made it known that they will accept offers of around £7 million for the German hitman, according to the London Evening Standard.

Meanwhile, Diafra Sakho's future at the club remains uncertain, with the Daily Mail claiming that despite a deal being struck between West Ham and West Bromwich Albion, the player himself is yet to decide whether he wants to move to the Hawthorns or not.

Aston Villa's Idrissa Gueye looks dejected at the end of the match Idrissa Gueye

And finally, a report form The Sun today claimed that West Ham have made an attempt to hijack Everton's move for Aston Villa midfielder Idrissa Gueye, and are willing to match the Senegal international's £7.1 million release clause.

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