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11 Feb 2018 09:09:47
Article in Daily Star (yes I know) stating Sully is going to delegate transfer dealings from now on and improve scouting, any truth to this?
ps. thought we were excellent yesterday, all hernandez needed was to start with quality behind him :-)


1.) 11 Feb 2018 10:27:00
Let’s s hope he dos let go and get an expert in! And not just give the job to jack :)

2.) 11 Feb 2018 11:00:15
Yep, Sullivan video on official site in which he says complete restructuring of player recruitment and then they are trying hard to make things better!

3.) 11 Feb 2018 12:36:12
This must mean that tabor is coming in .

4.) 11 Feb 2018 14:02:17
It's just more bull to stop the march, only a complete idiot would have more revenue, less running costs and manage to spend less money.

5.) 11 Feb 2018 15:06:27
I do believe it's talk to appease the fans we can only wait and see I just want to see performances on the pitch and points on the bored we don't need no march yet.

the plan also states the manager has to see the players live and they must have been scouted 5-6times. they better get started moyes will be very busy and should be going to games right away like we seen in January. this is all good but when we decide we want a player we have to be willing to get the deal done yes of course you haggle. but please no derisory offers and dragging transfers out a lot longer than they need to be maybe you pay more than you wanted to but it's better than losing out, panic buying having a thin squad struggling in the league then having to invest in January when prices are inflated anyway. you may aswell have just coughed up in the summer.

let's hope Michael tabor can get on board aswell for extra financial backing.

we do have a good first 11 but we must look to improve to help retain our best players. also want us to see us sign young quality players. really build a strong team for now and the future.

6.) 11 Feb 2018 15:56:30
Hes said he'll delegate the player scouting and identification.

Who do we all think is still going to be doing the price negotiation with other clubs? No way will he delegate the actual deal making.

Which means we'll be slower and more methodical identifying our targets, and equally hopeless at then getting them over the line.

Also begs the question how we'll sign anyone in the Summer when the manager won't have any games to go and see players at.

7.) 11 Feb 2018 16:07:38
Amongst the million questions that the possibility of m tabours possible money injection raises, is one of more better ( followed by loads more lol ) would you insist on a director of football to deal with all transfer dealings? . I hope so.

8.) 11 Feb 2018 22:41:43
Cheera for replies guys @jasonb, I agree wholeheartedly with you.
A DoF is urgently required as Sully seems to have burnt his bridges with a fair few clubs. Knowing the right palm to grease/ shoulder to rub is soooo important unless you have 100s of millions to spend.

9.) 12 Feb 2018 08:57:44
Its a move in the right direction bringing in a DOF but are we dreaming to think the chuckle bros. will let someone else handle our transfers.



21 Jan 2018 23:00:49
Ironmike, any chance of another CM even on loan? Kouyate looks like a liability - sorry for saying.


1.) 22 Jan 2018 00:06:38
thought he had his best game for a while against Bournemouth, my only criticism of him is he is keen to bomb forward, not so keen to track back after getting forwards. But the guy has a great engine, I like him.

2.) 22 Jan 2018 02:18:22
Yes I think so, Lots of targets, IRONMIKE.



27 May 2016 09:12:01
Why are we not looking at Gabriel Barbarosa?
He is touted as the next Neymar and all that, plays for Santos and has an eye for a goal.
Honestly, if WH want to show ambition, sign the striker who (with the right players behind) could well score 300+ goals for us in the next 10-15 years.
We could even keep Carroll and another cheaper option as backup for Gabigol.


1.) 27 May 2016 11:36:38
Agreed that gabigol looks very decent and you can see the resembelence to neymar but he's got something like a 40m buyout clause. We need the money to back up other areas too!



28 Aug 2015 21:51:08
To be honest, once valencia is back we have a great winger and a good one in zarate.

Our defence is shocking and it still looks like that is main focus, with a loan move for a striker. I wished we could get a decent winger, loan adebayor (who I don't think is that bad), and stop looking at bl00dy defenders! Back up right back only.

Team when fit doesn't look that bad, if ee have funds I would love to see a replacement/backup for zarate & a backup for jenks when playing gooners.


1.) 28 Aug 2015 23:24:48
Zarate isn't a winger he's a striker




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15 Jan 2018 16:00:21
To be honest, not fussed about new players - team we have is doing ok.
Would like to get rid of Sakho - would even be inclined to terminate his contract to get him off the books.
CB - Burke over Oxford, send Oxford on loan to a lower league club (should sort out attitude problem? )
MF - if someone wants Kouyate, sell him and keep Rice in the team with Fernandes/ Quina good and promotes youth. Obiang, keep as he has moments of brilliance, just needs his confidence back
Striker - If someone wants Carroll sell for whatever we can and keep hernandez and promote Martinez.
Job done, cannot see what ignings we need when youth can fill the gaps for 4/ 5 months.
Ironmike, what do you think? Are the youngsters ready?


1.) 15 Jan 2018 16:31:08
SORRY, for me only Rice. If we had to depend on our youngsters this season 😥 IRONMIKE.

2.) 15 Jan 2018 17:06:10
Tend to agree with Mike here Glen have seen the U23s a few times this season and they are not the same without Rice

Martinez is big, fast but not too skillful also needs to be a real team player Sad that Holland is injured at mom as I think he could have pushed on through this season.

3.) 15 Jan 2018 17:35:56
Thats a real shame. Have reallu liked rice this year, seems a real talent.
In your honest opinion Mike - do we need any more players? Judging from your response a CB would be handy.

4.) 15 Jan 2018 17:39:06
ps. what chance of sakho departing in any way?

5.) 15 Jan 2018 19:29:16
WH are desperate t9 get rid of Sakho he’s a damn nuisance WE need two quality midfielders at present that’s the priority, IRONMIKE.

6.) 15 Jan 2018 19:39:05
shame about Holland he was touted as one of the closest to make the breakthrough aswell. not sure on his injury status hopefully builds himself back up and maybe could be in contention for late on in the season. shame sounded like an exciting prospect.

7.) 19 Jan 2018 22:35:31
Rice could play against any team in the premiership. A great head on him and he oozes calmness when on the ball. He will make a few mistakes but even our senior players make more mistakes than he does.
I have to say I have been a little disappointed in creswell this season. Not the same hunger and desire as when he first joined the club. Am I imagining this?

{Ed025's Note - there is an article on newsnow suggesting a swap between creswell and tom davies of everton, how would you guys feel if that was to come to fruition?..



07 Nov 2017 09:40:58
Now Moyes is in, will just have to get behind him.


1.) 07 Nov 2017 10:25:42
Agreed mate we have to.



31 Aug 2017 13:01:25
ssn suggesting that Sakho's meeting with one of the Davids delayed as he is watching his horse run at the 3.20 in Chelmsford.
Seriously, one is sunning himself in Spain on deadline day and the other is watching his horse? No wonder our business is never completed on time!
I would let Sakho go personally, he has done well in the past but clearly he needs a change. Would like to see us try and hijack the Llorente move (cant see it happening) or Perez from Arsenal on loan.
Has anyone heard whether we are in for a defender?


{Ed001's Note - I think you need to calm down mate, the horse is one of Sakho's advisors. So they are going to watch it race. It is nothing to do with the West Ham ownership.}

1.) 31 Aug 2017 15:25:03
Fair enough, my mistake.
Still would let him go - if no chance of a replacement give one of the academy lads a go.

{Ed001's Note - no worries mate, just thought it was only fair to point that out as the owners are getting hammered enough for their genuine failings, no need to hammer them for things they haven't done!}

2.) 31 Aug 2017 15:42:59
To be honest, they are not *bad* owners - they just need a hand managing the transfer side of things.

{Ed001's Note - they defo need to get a DoF to help them and to keep out and stop interfering.}



20 Jan 2016 15:49:33
Do not know why we are not looking at Giovinco in MLS playing for Toronto.
Relatively young, proven goal scorer and would likely suit the Premier League with good pedigree.





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15 Mar 2018 08:43:40
They said the same about Antonio.




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09 Mar 2018 15:55:45
My guess would be:
Poss Noble/ Obiang
Logic is that the rest have under performed or getting old
Have not included the youngsters and Hugill due to age/ period at club.




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08 Mar 2018 15:38:07
I am not defending Moyes, hated his appointment.
One good thing is the promised 'clear out' - need to get rid of some dead wood and start again - as long as we don't get relegated I don't mind him staying for a couple of seasons allowing us to rebuild. If he gets us relegated, he will be first out the door followed by the wasters, win/ win for me.




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08 Mar 2018 10:37:59
Just musing but could Moyes be looking to cash in on Lanzini?
If we get an offer of 50-70m (which is possible in today's crazy market) I would sell him and move Arnie central.




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11 Feb 2018 22:41:43
Cheera for replies guys @jasonb, I agree wholeheartedly with you.
A DoF is urgently required as Sully seems to have burnt his bridges with a fair few clubs. Knowing the right palm to grease/ shoulder to rub is soooo important unless you have 100s of millions to spend.





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20 Jan 2018 08:16:14
Unlikely to be a 'root' cause. His drinking is more likely as alcohol at the levels he drinks will increase risk of injury and delay recovery time.




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18 Jan 2018 10:50:57
I think you are both right, the amount of faith we have had as fans in him over the years has slowly been eroded with all his 'injuries' completely selfish bloke.




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18 Jan 2018 08:49:14
Good, used to visit his local every now and again on a Sunday - can honestly say we do not need guys with his kind of 'injuries' anywhere near the club.




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16 Jan 2018 18:11:28
Mainly because he has his 'injury' issue to deal with.




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15 Jan 2018 17:39:06
ps. what chance of sakho departing in any way?