The international break can make for a slow news week but there has still been enough going on at West Ham this week.

If you’ve missed anything, we’ve got you covered. Read on for all you need to know about the goings on at the club this week…

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 03; Vice Chairman Karren Brady speaks to the diners during the Players Awards at The London Hilton Hotel. May 3, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United via Getty Images)

Neville, Brady, Wilshere and more

At the start of the week, Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville weighed in on the Declan Rice debate, drawing on his experience as England coach.

Then, photos of the current state of the old Upton Park emerged on Twitter, which did not go down well with fans.

One of the biggest stories of the week was Karren Brady throwing her weight behind Manuel Pellegrini’s management; she assured him the board have every faith in his ability.


Pellegrini was handed another boost when it was revealed that Mark Noble and Arthur Masuaku would be fit to face Everton this weekend. Later in the week, Jack Wilshere was ruled out of the match.

ROMFORD, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 12; Manuel Lanzini of West Ham United returns to Rush Green to continue his rehab. September 12, 2018 in Romford, England. (Photo by Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United via Getty Images)

Lanzini, London Stadium and Butland

Manuel Lanzini was never going to play against Everton, but there was some good news as he began the next stage of his rehabiliation.

The London Stadium was also in the news; the ongoing debate with the venue’s owners rumbles on, and discrepancies between the attendances West Ham report and the official numbers were reported.

The transfer window may be closed, but there was also some news ahead of the January market. After his clean sheet for England, West Ham were installed as the favourites to land Jack Butland from Stoke.

Even in a quiet week, there was still plenty to catch the eye…

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