West Ham United Agrees Deal with Marseille for Alou Diarra; The Daily EPL

West Ham United is on the verge of signing veteran French defensive midfielder Alou Diarra from Marseille. The 31-year-old French international can also play centre-back, but despite his age, he will certainly add steel, composure and skill to a Hammers midfield who will desperately need his help in the upcoming season.

Elsewhere today, there’s loads of Premier League-related news – most of it transfer-related.

And don’t forget that this afternoon there are three matches to choose from (or you can watch all three with the magic of DVRs) — Valencia vs Tottenham, Liverpool vs FC Gomel, and USA vs Japan (in their attempt to go for gold). I’m still trying to figure which one to do an open thread for. Any suggestions?

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6 thoughts on “West Ham United Agrees Deal with Marseille for Alou Diarra; The Daily EPL”

  1. Do you think West Ham will get relegated this year? I hope so. I have never been a fan of them. Especially since they are owned by adult film people as well that russell brand, one of the lowest scum in entertainment is fan of them.

    1. Of all the reasons I have heard to hate West Ham, this is truly bizarre.

      And the word is West Ham will be announced as occupants of the Olympic Stadium after the games…
      Onward and upward.

  2. Looks like the Joe Allen story held up as an example of how wrong a rubbish the papers are is going to go though.


    1. I never said that Liverpool was not interested in signing Joe Allen. I called The Daily Mail out for saying that terms had been agreed, when they certainly have not.

      The Gaffer

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