West Ham to pursue Liverpool star in summer

West Ham United want to sign Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge as a potential replacement for Andy Carroll, according to Daily Star. The report claims that the Hammers intend to sell injury-prone Carroll in the summer and aim to replace him with wantaway Sturridge. Ironically, the Hammers signed Carroll in a £15 million deal from the Reds in 2013. However, he could never properly settle at the club due to his consistent injury problems. This season, he has scored six goals in 14 appearances for Slaven Bilic’s side. The 28-year-old was…

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Top five hat-tricks of the Premier League season

This season, Premier League fans have seen many remarkable performances from attacking players. Strikers like Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy, Sergio Aguero, Romelu Lukaku and Jermaine Defore have scored some valuable goals for their respective teams, while midfielders like Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane have also shared goalscoring burdens for their teams. Here we take a look at the top five hat-tricks from this season. 5) Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal) vs. Leicester City [5-2, King Power Stadium] The Chilean star scored an impressive hat-trick to lead his team to a convincing 5-2…

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Leicester vs West Ham – Premier League preview and team news

Three more wins are all that stand in the way of Leicester City winning the title, and in order to collect the first of them they must overcome a tricky test posed by a West Ham United side that has not lost in the league since January. Having reached this stage of the season with such a healthy lead at the top, it is now more about results rather than performances for Leicester, who have won several of their recent fixtures without hitting sparkling form. That was certainly the case…

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Five strikers who surprisingly still have a higher rating than Jamie Vardy on FIFA 16

Jamie Vardy has been a hero this season for Leicester City, scoring 18 goals for the Foxes in 25 league appearances so far, making him the Premier League’s topscorer. Accordingly, his rating at FIFA 16 was raised from 71 to 75 during the popular game’s winter update. Vardy was pretty happy about it, as he smashed his old rating’s card in two… Morning! Tackle the day as wholeheartedly as Jamie Vardy would.. https://t.co/p9ZV2BQJsm — Copa90 (@Copa90) 11 februari 2016 However, the Leicester striker’s rating isn’t that high to be honest,…

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West Ham vs Liverpool – Premier League preview and team news

The first Premier League action of 2016 is a meeting between two sides locked together on 29 points at the halfway stage, with West Ham United aiming to leapfrog a Liverpool side which is going for a third straight win. For the home side, all the signs at half-time in their last outing against Southampton were that their lengthy wait for a victory would continue, as they had been a distant second best and looked unlikely to make much headway due to the absence of several key players. But they…

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Swansea vs West Ham – Premier League preview and team news

As they continue their search for a new manager, Swansea City will hoping to pick up only their second win since August as they take on a West Ham United who themselves have struggled for positive results of late. Chairman Huw Jenkins clearly did not have anybody lined up to take charge of Swansea when he dispensed of the services of Garry Monk, as he has spent most of the last week in South America approaching current front-runner Walter Bielsa, so time will tell if he made the right decision. The club…

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West Ham vs Everton – Premier League preview and team news

Everton will be hoping to close to within one point of sixth-placed West Ham United by taking all three points when the two sides meet in the Premier League on Saturday. Meanwhile, the hosts will be keen to bounce back from their below-par performance at Watford last weekend which saw their unbeaten away record come to an end., as they suffered their first defeat in the league since August. Manager Slaven Bilic admitted that his team were outplayed in all departments as they slipped three places in the table, and the afternoon was made…

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Watford vs West Ham – Premier League preview and team news

High-flying West Ham United will be aiming to pick up their sixth win in eight Premier League matches when they travel to Watford, who will be determined to avoid a third consecutive home defeat. After a three game run which yielded just one point and one goal, Watford upset the form book last weekend at Stoke City by claiming a richly deserved victory, taking advantage of some poor defending to move further clear of the bottom three. Out of the three newly promoted teams, it is the Hornets – contrary…

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Sevilla plan surprising move for injury-plagued England international

Europa League champions Sevilla are planning to possibly pull off one of the most surprising moves of the summer, after AS claimed that they were interested in bringing West Ham forward Andy Carroll to the club (via Metro). The La Liga side lost Carlos Bacca to AC Milan earlier in the window, and, while the Metro claim that Fernando Llorente is their top target, they have earmarked the 26-year-old as a potential loan signing. The England international has not played any competitive football since February, and his injury-plagued time at…

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Ranking Liverpool’s five most expensive signings: Roberto Firmino joins exclusive list

Following the acquisition of Roberto Firmino, he joins a rather rag-tag looking list that ranks amongst their five most expensive players EVER! READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Petr Cech’s Arsenal move edges closer Chelsea set to miss out on Belgian star Though the Brazilian is yet to link up with his new teammates, there is still good grounding to tank him alongside the club’s other big money arrivals. Below we list the top five most expensive players the club have signed in order of how well they performed. 5.…

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Harry Kane beware: 15 Premier League strikers who flopped after great seasons

When Tottenham began their Premier League season with an 1-0 win over West Ham, few would have expected that the man that Mauricio Pochettino would only throw on in the 83rd minute would turn out to be one of the league’s top goalscorers. READ MORE: Premier League News and Goals Amazingly – given that he wouldn’t start a single game in the league until November – Harry Kane would go on to finish the season with more goals than anyone else, apart from Manchester City’s talisman Sergio Aguero. His 21…

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