Ross McCormack bid rejected

West Ham have had a bid for Leeds striker Ross McCormack rejected by the Sky Bet Championship club.

Last Updated: 24/01/14 at 22:03 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Craig Mackail-Smith joins Luton Town

Post comment

Luton have signed former Peterborough and Brighton striker Craig Mackail-Smith on a two-year deal.

Norwich City sign former Blackburn goalkeeper Jake Kean

Post comment

Norwich City have completed the signing of goalkeeper Jake Kean following his release from Blackburn Rovers.

All Articles

Ross McCormack: Bid from West Ham reject

Ross McCormack: Bid from West Ham reject

Hammers boss Sam Allardyce has been looking to bring in reinforcements during the January transfer window to aid his side's fight against relegation from the Barclays Premier League.

However, an offer for McCormack has been rebuffed, Leeds announced on Friday night.

A statement on www.leedsunited.com read: "Leeds United have rejected an offer from West Ham United for striker Ross McCormack.

"The London club made an offer for the player on Friday afternoon which was rejected by the club's board."

Scotland international McCormack is the Championship's leading scorer this season with 17 goals, one more than Jordan Rhodes of Blackburn. The 27-year-old was also made Leeds captain just last week.

Leeds chairman Salah Nouruddin said on Twitter: "I'd like to reassure all ~lufc fans that we're working hard for the club and can confirm we've rejected an offer from West Ham for Ross."

Managing director David Haigh, who in August gave McCormack a new deal amid interest from Middlesbrough, added: "As a club we showed our intentions as far as Ross is concerned during the summer."

Haigh is currently attempting a takeover at Leeds with his own consortium, having been part of the GFH Capital group which bought Leeds from Ken Bates in December 2012.

West Ham are third from bottom in the Premier League with 18 points, the same amount as the two teams below them Sunderland and Cardiff, and one behind Fulham and safety.


New Sky Bet customers: Free matched bet up to £30


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

Leicester agree club-record fee for Charles Aranguiz

Leicester are discussing terms with Chile midfielder Charles Aranguiz after agreeing a club-record £10.5m fee with Internacional.

Andre Pirlo backs Liverpool's Mario Balotelli to prove his potential

Andrea Pirlo thinks Mario Balotelli can still be one of the "top forwards in Europe" despite his struggles at Liverpool.

Liverpool beat HJK, Villa draw at Forest and Leeds see off Everton

Liverpool beat HJK, Aston Villa drew 3-3 at Nottingham Forest, while Leeds beat Everton 2-0 and Newcastle lost at home on Saturday.

Mail Box

Neville Has It Wrong On Chelsea...

One Mailboxer says that the Neviller has it slightly wrong on Chelsea. Plus thoughts on sexy Saints, pre-season reviews, Connor Wickham and televised analysis...

De Gea Disrespectful? Remember RVP...

We got dozens of mails from people pointing and laughing at Brian D for suggesting David de Gea has acted disrespectfully; we printed some. And there's more...

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