Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

West Ham - The New Super Power?

West Ham - The New Super Power?

It has been confirmed that West Ham have sealed the transfer of the summer by landing Argentinian pair, Tevez & Mascherano.

Arsenal had been firmly tipped to land these two world class players as their agent had confirmed that they would be moving to an English club, and I don't think I was alone in thinking that it would have been Arsenal, Chelsea or Man Utd.

However, it has been confirmed by the players, the clubs and the players agents that they will indeed land the pair on a years loan.

I must say fair play to the staff at West Ham in pulling off what appears to be one of the most sensational transfers seen in a long long time.

I'll admit to being fairly jealous as I feel Mascherano would have strengthen our midfiled no end.

Astonishing stuff.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Thursday August 31 2006
Time: 10:09AM

Comments

0
I think these two players will take time to acclimatise, I don't think getting them on loan was so smart. But nevertheless, two big names for the Hammers. But surely they don't need another striker?
Little Dutch
31/08/2006 10:12:00
0
A cheeky last minute bid for Reo-Coker anyone :P
Rocky7
31/08/2006 10:14:00
0
west ham had NOTHING to do with this deal. MSI, funded by Roman Abramovich, agreed to take them to WH for one season and if they settle well, they will end up at Chelsea. WH are just chelsea's pawn. disgrace.
gazzap
31/08/2006 10:19:00
0
Pawn or not, I don't think you'll hear West Ham complaining.
hatespur
31/08/2006 10:21:00
0
As a Hammers fan, it's good to see such generous comments. Regardless of the ulterior motives of the duo's 'owner's' (what a dreadful concept) MSI, this must constitute a huge coup for West Ham. It'll be a real joy to see such talent parade their skills in east London, albeit only for a few months.
Pavstab
31/08/2006 10:29:00
0
Chelski have got their fingers in every mucky pie going. The Brazilian defender Alex, who is owned by Chelski, is apparently going on loan to PSV. I did an article for the gooner online (shameless plug) on our Group F opponents and found out that Abramovich bought Wagner Love for CSKA. Are you listening newsnight? Any of this worthy of investigation? Of course not. C***s.
Little Dutch
31/08/2006 10:31:00
0
On loan to Corinthians not PSV.
Little Dutch
31/08/2006 10:32:00
0
Fair play west sham. A tad gutted from an AFC perspective. Still - there's talk of a 19 y/o Japanese kid coming!! grrrrreat. Our first 11 will be wearing nappies angain this year.
chopsk1
31/08/2006 10:32:00
0
Little Dutch - Would you care to join the forum so I can have a little Personal Message chat with you?? I will be around at about 2 o clock if that's ok?
Rocky7
31/08/2006 10:36:00
0
personally, i think it's a way of getting their values driven WAAAY up in a year's time, whereupon they will leave to go to a far larger club. think about it, they'll have had a year in the prem, and in europe under their belts, shown they can cut it, and then the major clubs will know they can hack it, but will by then have to part with some seriousl moolah to sign them. »»Arsene Knows««
Wingston75
31/08/2006 10:40:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Arsenal Articles

Pires On Make Or Break Manchester City Game

Arsenal's bid to win the Premier League ended some time again but despite the fact Man City aren't going to catch Chelsea this is crucial for next seasons Champions League.

Beckham Backs Wilshere To AC Milan

The Daily Mail has claimed Jack Wilshere is 'eager' to join AC Milan in the summer with such a move backed by former England captain David Beckham.

Leicester's Kasper A Keeper For Arsenal

As plans are made for a long-term successor to former Chelsea keeper Petr Cech it has been reported by the Sun Arsenal are considering a move for Leicester's Kasper Schmeichel.

Fit, Happy & Confident

Ozil sat out Germany's win over England but was able to overcome his back problem to feature in a World Cup qualifier with Azerbaijan, meaning he should face Manchester City.

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Arsenal
Write For Vital Arsenal
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

West Brom MotM
Suggested By:
Cech2%
Bellerin4%
Mustafi0%
Koscielny0%
Monreal4%
Oxlade-Chamberlain0%
Xhaka37%
Walcott0%
Ramsey8%
Welbeck4%
Sanchez41%
Sub-Ospina0%
Sub-Giroud0%
Sub-Iwobi0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Arsenal Fixtures (view all)

Apr 2 2017 4:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 7:45PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 10 2017 8:00PM : Crystal Palace (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 17 2017 8:00PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 23 2017 3:00PM : Manchester City (H)
FA Cup

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.connor2
2.Naijagunner1
The Vital Football Members League