The KC Stadium

Next Game

Hull City v West Ham

Monday, 15 September 2014, 20:00

Barclays Prem

Upton Park

Last Game

West Ham 1 - 3 Southampton

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Leeds expect McCormack to stay

Leeds manager Brian McDermott said West Ham counterpart Sam Allardyce has told him the Hammers will not be making an improved bid for leading goalscorer Ross McCormack.

Last Updated: 27/01/14 at 18:19 Post Comment

Ross McCormack: Won't be subject of a second bid by West Ham

Ross McCormack: Won't be subject of a second bid by West Ham

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

The Hammers had a reported £3.2million bid for McCormack turned down last week and it was expected Allardyce would return with an increased offer despite Leeds' insistence that they did not want to sell the Scotland international.

"The bid for Ross was rejected on Friday and I've have spoken to Sam Allardyce since and he has said that they won't be coming back in for him," McDermott told the club's official website.

"I'm confident that he will be here after the window closes on Friday. Ross has never asked to leave. He is my captain and he is a talisman for our team.

"He scores goals and he makes them as well. He has been a good leader for the team and for me and I'm confident he will remain here.

"He has been important since April, since I turned up at the club. I'm sure that he will get better and better and will, and we are going to have him for his prime years."

McCormack, 27, who joined Leeds for an undisclosed fee from Cardiff in August 2010, currently leads the Sky Bet Championship goalchart with 17.

Meanwhile, McDermott said there had been an enquiry about one of his players during the transfer window.

"There's been interest in one of the players, not Ross, and we'll see where that goes," he added.

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

E

ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

mrunited4life
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

T

hese days, these days, you can't say something racist without somebody saying that you're a racist.

tk421
'Wrong' Views Not Silenced By Shouting...

D

rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

eric bush3
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

Footer 365

England name team to face Norway and John Stones will start

John Stones has been named in England’s starting line-up for Wednesday night’s friendly against Norway.

International friendly: England v Norway preview

Team news for Wednesday's international friendly clash between England and Norway at Wembley (kick-off 8pm).

England captain Wayne Rooney 'looks chubby', says Norway's Vegard Forren

Norway defender Vegard Forren says England captain Wayne Rooney “looks a bit chubby”.

Mail Box

Reasons To Feel Positive At Spurs...

They didn't complete any big deals on deadline day, but that doesn't mean Spurs fans should be down about their hopes this season. Plus, United fans say farewelbz...

Danny Welbeck - Yes, No And Maybe

And understandably busy Mailbox with the instant reactions with those happy and sad on their club's transfer dealings. On Welbeck, Arsenal, United, Spurs and loans...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property