In a world of 25-man squads but still only 11 starting berths out on the pitch, it’s inevitable that some players are going to struggle for game time. Balancing a squad and keeping everyone happy is actually one of the most difficult aspects of modern football management, and we see footballers seeking out pastures new when they aren’t getting enough minutes out on the pitch every transfer window.
West Ham United defender Winston Reid has not featured for Manuel Pellegrini's side all season.
West Ham United reportedly want to sign Real Sociedad's La Liga centre-back Diego Llorente.
Wilshere joined West Ham in the summer but has hardly had an impact.
West Ham United are reportedly interested in signing Gary Cahill from Chelsea during the January transfer window.
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Manchester United are looking for a new centre-back and may be open to parting ways with one of their defenders. West Ham might be wise to mull over a move.
Can West Ham defender Declan Rice benefit from the latest Winston Reid injury news?
Relatively speaking West Ham United have enjoyed the best transfer window in the Premier League so far this summer.
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Fraser Forster played with Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama at Celtic and Southampton.
Tottenham Hotspur may be able to keep Toby Alderweireld after all.
Leeds United are sitting top of the Championship table after five matches.
Son Heung-min is available for Tottenham Hotspur this weekend.
Celtic are reportedly closing in on Kilmarnock defender Greg Taylor.
Aston Villa’s John McGinn is good enough to play for Steven Gerrard’s Glasgow Rangers and Neil Lennon’s Celtic.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is looking physically and mentally fit for Liverpool.
Barry Douglas will not play against Stoke City today, says Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa.
Fraser Forster has re-signed for Celtic this week.
Ipswich Town and Sunderland appear to have another shared target.