Allardyce cools Martins talks

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce claims he knows nothing about any possible move for Obafemi Martins.

Last Updated: 12/12/13 at 16:24 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Derby County youngster Offrande Zanzala pens new deal at the club

Post comment

Derby teenager Offrande Zanzala has signed a professional contract with the club.

Nottingham Forest midfielder Robert Tesche joins Birmingham on loan

Post comment

Birmingham have signed Nottingham Forest midfielder Robert Tesche on loan.

All Articles

Obafemi Martins: Linked with move to Wes

Obafemi Martins: Linked with move to Wes

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce claims he knows nothing about any possible move for former Newcastle striker Obafemi Martins in January.

The Hammers are in the market for striking reinforcements when the transfer window reopens next month after struggling for goals so far this season.

Martins, who currently plies his trade in America with Major League Soccer side Seattle Sounders, has been mentioned as a possible target to bolster their attacking options.

However Allardyce, who worked with Martins during his time in charge of Newcastle, says he is in the dark over reports linking the Nigerian with a loan move to Upton Park during the MLS off-season

"I haven't heard anything about Oba," said Allardyce. "He's playing in America at the moment.

"Everyone knows if we're in the market for a player, we'll be linked with everybody. We'll deal with that - speculation is speculation."


New Sky Bet customers: Free £30 matched bet


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

West Brom boss Pulis to talk to Sessegnon about diving

West Brom boss Tony Pulis will talk to Stephane Sessegnon about diving after the forward was booked for simulation.

Wes Brown appeal upheld after Sunderland red card at Manchester United

An independent regulatory commission has upheld a claim of wrongful dismissal in relation to Sunderland defender Wes Brown.

Inter Milan don't want to sell Liverpool and Chelsea target Mauro Icardi

Inter Milan insist they have "no intention" of selling reported Liverpool and Chelsea target Mauro Icardi this summer.

Mail Box

Henderson The Best Midfielder In PL?

Jordan Henderson is named by two afternoon Mailboxers as the PL's best midfielder, while another suggests Man United are trying to emulate Barca...

Jose Settles Most Boring Team Debate...

There's lots of reaction to Chelsea and Liverpool's wins on Sunday, plus one Mailboxer asking: Who is the Premier League's best midfielder?

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company