Almunia Hopes To Extend West Ham stay

Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia says he hopes to extend his loan at West Ham. The 34-year-old was signed by the Hammers as cover for Robert Green after falling out of favour at the Emirates. Almunia is set to deputise for Green once again at Southampton on Tuesday night and admits he is enjoying his spell with the club. “It’s good to feel the game again,” he told The Sun. “We…

October 18, 2011

West Ham Sign Almunia On Emergency Loan

West Ham United have signed the Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia on an initial one-month emergency loan. Sam Allardyce, the manager, moved quickly for the 34-year-old after learning that Robert Green faces around six weeks out with a knee cartilage injury. “We’ve been hot on the phone and secured an excellent signing in the short-term in Manuel Almunia from Arsenal,” said Allardyce. “It’s a big thank you again to Arsène Wenger…

September 30, 2011