Transfer Window Review: West Ham

Posted by - September 3, 2013 - Transfer News and Gossip, West Ham

Five word review: Revealed – Big Sam’s big plan.

In: Andy Carroll (Liverpool, £15.5m), Stewart Downing (Liverpool, £6m), Danny Whitehead (Stockport, Undisclosed), Adrián (Real Betis, Free), Razvan Rat (Shakhtar Donetsk, Free).

Out: Robert Hall (Bolton, Compensation), Cheye Alexander (Port Vale, Free), Jake Larkins (Leyton Orient, Free), Gary O’Neil (QPR, Free), Josh Siafa (Millwall, Free), Jami Rafati (Genoa, Free).

Released: Carlton Cole, Nigel Seidu, Eoin Weaken.

Pros:
- Signed England internationals who fit in with Sam Allardyce’s brand of football.

Cons:
- Signed England internationals who fit in with Sam Allardyce’s brand of football.
- Lacking a striker given Carroll’s injury record.

Grade: B-