Stan Collymore: Aston Villa should have gone for this player
Having witnessed Hull City draw with West Ham United last night, Monday, Stan Collymore was left wishing Villa had signed one playera Mohamed Diame 's football journey has seen him travel from the renowned Clairefontaine academy, a conveyor belt of France-based footballing talent, to Lens, Linares in Spain, Rayo Vallecano, Wigan Athletic, West Ham United and, finally, to Hull City. During the Senegalese midfielder's nine-year professional career to date, he has developed an international reputation and, in the past six months alone, has been linked with a number of clubs including Liverpool, Everton, Arsenal, Newcastle United and Queens Park Rangers.
This Is London
West Ham's Alex Song: I turned down Champions League clubs to join Hammers
Alex Song turned down the chance to play in the Champions League to kick-start his career with West Ham. The midfielder wanted to return to the Premier League after two disappointing seasons at Barcelona and, with a host of European clubs chasing his signature, decided on a move to Upton Park after meeting Sam Allardyce.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Gossip column: Man Utd want Hummels, Arsenal chase Alcacer - plus more rumours
Manchester United will get Angel Di Maria, 26, to try to convince close friend Cristiano Ronaldo, 29, to leave Real Madrid and return to Old Trafford next summer. And Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal is also keen to add Borussia Dortmund centre-back Mats Hummels, 25, to his squad.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Arsenal's Carl Jenkinson desperate to turn West Ham loan spell into a pile of England caps
The 22-year-old set to make his Hammers debut against Hull on Monday can hear opportunity knocking for the Three Lions' next generation of right-backs The Harlow-born right-back, on a season's loan from Arsenal, is determined to make a big enough impact with the Upton Park club to break into Roy Hodgson's England plans . With the Old Guard bowing out and injuries handing opportunities to some of the Three Lions' rising stars in recent weeks, Jenkinson believes there has never been a better time to make his mark.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
'Kouyate can be a West Ham hero', says Sir Trevor
It's been a mixed start to the season but the former Hammers player and caretaker boss has seen signs of optimism. And the main reason is the Senagalese international signed from Anderlecht this summer.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Alex Song: Set to make West Ham debut on Monday night
Forward Danny Welbeck could make his Arsenal debut and midfielder Aaron Ramsey will be assessed. Captain Mikel Arteta , David Ospina and Kieran Gibbs are back in full training and playmaker Mesut Ozil should be available but Theo Walcott , Serge Gnabry and Olivier Giroud are out.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
The 10 debutants to keep your eye on this weekend - including Falcao, Welbeck and Alvarez
But things have changed since the last weekend of August, with clubs squeezing out every last minute of the transfer window to make vital additions for the rest of the season. Struggling giants Manchester United dominate this list and could field up to four new starters during Sunday's match against Queens Park Rangers , with Louis van Gaal still searching for his first win in the Premier League.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Alex Song (left) challenges Croatia's Ivan Rakitic at the World Cup. Picture: Action Images
The 26-year-old former Arsenal midfielder, who featured for Cameroon at this summer's World Cup in Brazil, has struggled to make an impact at the Nou Camp since his move to Barcelona in 2012. It is believed that Song favours a return to English football but he has drawn considerable interest from Turkish side Galatasaray and some sides in Serie A. Tottenham have been heavily linked with Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin during the transfer window; however a move to White Hart Lane has been in doubt for some time with the Saints clearly unwilling to let him leave.
Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea saw plenty of new faces this summer
There was no shortage of big-money deals this summer and the loan system has been well and truly 'utilised' across the continent.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Song will be a big player for West Ham - Reid
Defender Winston Reid says new signing from Barcelona, Alex Song, will be "big player" for West Ham United this season West Ham United defender Winston Reid believes new signing Alex Song will be a "big player" for the Hammers following his season-long loan move from Barcelona.
Electric End to an Electric Transfer Window
Mohammed Diame was seen as Yaya Toure -esque player. And in many ways, he still is, given his strength and versatility.
Transfer Balls Awards: Arsenal Sign Cavani And Khedira, Manchester...
TRANSFER Balls: Over the summer Anorak has been highliting the utter balls newspapers and football websites have presnted as fact.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Amalfitano set for West Ham move
The 29-year-old, who has received one France cap, is currently in talks to become the Hammers' ninth signing of the summer - with a permanent or loan move being touted.
The First Post
Deadline day: Arsenal and Man United set for manic Monday
Chelsea are "delighted" to have signed Loic Remy from Queens Park Rangers, but the deal could prompt a chaotic deadline day as the striker's other suitors look for alternatives, and QPR boss Harry Redknapp winds down his car window and hunts for a replacement.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Mohamed Diame move to Hull is back on as Tom Cleverley is set to...
Mohamed Diame's A 3.5million move to Hull City from West Ham is back on with Tom Cleverley set to choose Aston Villa over the Tigers.
313 games, 26 assists, one dismissal: West Ham's loan signing
West Ham United have brought in Alex Song on loan, so what are the numbers behind his career to date? West Ham United completed their latest piece of summer transfer business on Saturday, announcing that Alex Song would spend the season on loan from Barcelona.
Yaya Sanogo Performance Against Leicester Shows Arsenal Still Need a New Striker
However, during the 1-1 draw with Premier League newcomers Leicester, Arsenal failed to show the expected attacking threat.
Alex Song in action for Cameroon against Croatia during the World Cup. Picture: Action Images
Prior to the deal being officially confirmed, Hammers co-chairman David Gold tweeted: "We have just made a big signing, he'll be introduced to the supporters before kick off today."
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Transfer news and rumours recap: Loic Remy and Daley Blind updates plus all Saturday's latest
The weekend is here! There are now just THREE days to go in the transfer window so expect plenty more movement on this thrilling Saturday Before then, expect plenty of tittle-tattle, rumours, counter-rumours and the the all-important done deals as Premier League bosses scurry around for some last-gasp additions.
Morgan Schneiderlin scores his second goal of the afternoon
Morgan Schneiderlin scored twice as Southampton secured a first Barclays Premier League win for new manager Ronald Koeman by beating West Ham 3-1 at Upton Park.