It’s been a pretty quiet week for West Ham related news compared to previous years, it seems that the club have learnt from last year and have become slightly more hush hush on certain things. With that said, the club have seen a few departures this week with the Hammers letting Raphael Spiegel leave permanently, Reece Oxford on loan and Håvard Nordtveit for a fee believed to be around the £4 million mark.
It is rumoured that a few more players may be loaned out in the coming weeks with Reece Burke being the most notable names loaned out. It seems as if Bolton are the most interested in Reece at this moment in time.
Arsenal are rumoured to be close to agreeing a deal to sign Alexandre Lacazette, West Ham will be hoping this helps in regards to signing Gunners French striker Olivier Giroud.
On this day: Sunday June 1963.
The Hammers were in New York for a group match against French side Valenciennes in the American Soccer League. The star of the match was Geoff Hurst who netted a hatrick in the 3-1 win.