Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

Never Ether


Filed: Friday, 18th May 2007
By: Matthew O'Greel


West Ham have rejected a 3m bid from Wigan for Matthew Etherington, according to the Independent.

The bid - received earlier today - was instantly dismissed by the Hammers, who are less than willing to do business with the Latics given the recent comments and threats of litigation made by Chairman Dave Whelan.

Winger Etherington is one of a number of players destined for the chop this summer as Alan Curbishley prepares to shuffle the pack in preparation for the 2007/08 season.

Others likely to be moving elsewhere include John Paintsil, Tye Mears, Carlton Cole and Marlon Harewood, who is interesting a number of Premier League and Championship clubs. 41-year-old Teddy Sheringham has already been released.

* The Indy also claim that Yossi Benayoun has agreed to extend his time at West Ham by signing a bumper new deal.

Benayoun's existing contract has two years left to run, and he rejected a new deal earlier this year after Kia Joorabchian's bid to buy the Hammers ended in failure.

But the Israeli international captain is thought to have had a change of heart since the Hammers avoided relegation last weekend.



Related News

   arrow   The KUMB Readers' Awards XVII [25th Apr 2014]
   arrow   Stoke City 3-1 West Ham Utd  [15th Mar 2014]
   arrow   West Ham Utd 0-1 Stoke City [31st Aug 2013]
   arrow   KUMB.com Reader's Awards XVI - 2012/13 season [20th May 2013]
   arrow   KUMB.com Awards XV - 2011/12 season [21st May 2012]
   arrow   Noble named HotY [30th Apr 2012]
   arrow   Cole not a Potter [14th Jul 2011]
   arrow   The KUMB.com Readers Awards: 2010/11 season [30th May 2011]
   arrow   Are you Hackett in disguise? [14th Mar 2011]
   arrow   Stoke City 2 West Ham Utd 1 [13th Mar 2011]


Your Comments


by Auckland Hammerno
08:44PM 19th May 2007
''Let the clearout begin. Carroll, Konch, Ferdinand, Bowyer, Reo-Coker, Ethers, Harewood, Cole, Kepa. Make way for players that want the claret and blue jersey.''

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Hearn denies 'compo' charge
Leyton Orient empresario Barry Hearn has vowed to keep on fighting the deci...more
Three Years Ago
Hammers go global
West Ham United's International Academy continues to seek the very best young players from around th...more
Five Years Ago
Welcome returns
Matthew Upson and Valon Behrami are both expected to return for the Hammers ahead of this weekend's...more