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West Ham signs Italy forward Zaza on loan from Juventus

West Ham signs Italy forward Zaza on loan from Juventus

LONDON (AP) — West Ham has signed Italy forward Simone Zaza on loan from Juventus for a fee of 5 million euros ($5.6 million) as the club's 11th recruit of the transfer window.

West Ham said Sunday a permanent fee of 20 million euros ($22.4 million) will be triggered automatically after a certain number of Premier League appearances this season.

Zaza played for Italy in the European Championship, missing a penalty after a stuttering run-up in the country's shootout loss to Germany in the quarterfinals.

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Costa steers Conte's Chelsea to winning start vs West Ham

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West Ham will pay $3.5M a year to play in Olympic Stadium

West Ham will pay $3.5M a year to play in Olympic Stadium

LONDON (AP) — West Ham will pay 2.5 million pounds ($3.5 million) each season to play 25 games at the Olympic Stadium.

The company tasked with securing the legacy of the 2012 Olympic sites released the West Ham rental agreement on Thursday after losing a legal fight to keep details secret.

West Ham was awarded a 99-year tenancy from August & had to pay some of the costs to make the 60,000-seat stadium suitable for soccer.

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Man United to play Everton in FA Cup SF if it beats West Ham

Man United to play Everton in FA Cup SF if it beats West Ham

LONDON (AP) — Manchester United will play Everton in the FA Cup semifinals if Louis van Gaal's side beats West Ham in a quarterfinal replay.

The other semifinal on the weekend of April 23-24 at Wembley Stadium will see Crystal Palace play Watford.

United won the last of its 10 FA Cups in 2004. The competition is United's best route to winning a trophy for the first time since Alex Ferguson retired three years ago.

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Soccer-West Ham's Payet surprised by team's sizzling run

Soccer-West Ham's Payet surprised by team's sizzling run

Sept 22 (Reuters) – West Ham United have made a flying start to their Premier League campaign & midfielder Dimitri Payet, one of their star performers, is among those surprised by their impressive run.

The Hammers have been outstanding this season, especially their away form that included a hat-trick of victories at Arsenal, Liverpool & Manchester City.

They have won four of their six league games this season & sit third in the table.

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West Ham's Payet surprised by team's sizzling run

West Ham's Payet surprised by team's sizzling run

(Reuters) – West Ham United have made a flying start to their Premier League campaign & midfielder Dimitri Payet, one of their star performers, is among those surprised by their impressive run.

The Hammers have been outstanding this season, especially their away form that included a hat-trick of victories at Arsenal, Liverpool & Manchester City.

They have won four of their six league games this season & sit third in the table.

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Soccer-De Bruyne still finding his feet at City

Soccer-De Bruyne still finding his feet at City

Sept 21 (Reuters) – Manchester City's record signing Kevin De Bruyne believes his versatility will prove crucial for the side this season & is confident Saturday's 2-1 defeat to West Ham was just a blip.

The surprise defeat for the Premier League leaders ended their 100 percent record & allowed city rivals United to cut their advantage to two points.

West Ham became the first team to score a league goal versus City this term when Victor Moses struck after six minutes & they doubled their lead through Diafra Sakho before 55 million pounds ($85.44 million) man De Bruyne pulled a goal back.

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Pellegrini right to be bleak over title predictions

Pellegrini right to be bleak over title predictions

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manuel Pellegrini took no pleasure in being proved correct yet Manchester City's surprise 2-1 home defeat to West Ham illustrated his belief that the Premier League title is far from over.

The league leaders saw their 11-match winning streak brought to an end thanks to first half goals from Victor Moses & Diafra Sakho for a West Ham side that has won all three of their away games this season — at Arsenal, Liverpool and, now, City.

The day started with City having the potential to move 14 points clear of defending champions Chelsea had results gone their way.

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Pellegrini right to be bleak over title predictions

Pellegrini right to be bleak over title predictions

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manuel Pellegrini took no pleasure in being proved correct yet Manchester City's surprise 2-1 home defeat to West Ham illustrated his belief that the Premier League title is far from over.

The league leaders saw their 11-match winning streak brought to an end thanks to first half goals from Victor Moses & Diafra Sakho for a West Ham side that has won all three of their away games this season — at Arsenal, Liverpool and, now, City.

The day started with City having the potential to move 14 points clear of defending champions Chelsea had results gone their way.

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Chelsea beats Arsenal, Man City loses to West Ham

Chelsea beats Arsenal, Man City loses to West Ham

LONDON (AP) — For a day at least, everything went Chelsea's way again in the Premier League.

After an unconvincing start to its title defense, Chelsea was given a double boost by beating London rival Arsenal 2-0 in a contentious game Saturday & then seeing leader Manchester City's perfect start end with a 2-1 home loss to West Ham.

Chelsea's day might have turned out less positively had Diego Costa not stayed on the field after swiping at Laurent Koscielny's face & then chesting the defender to the ground. Instead, it was Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista who was sent off when he retaliated by kicking out at Costa after the two scuffled just before halftime – leaving Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger furious.

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