ArsenalhaveannouncedtheirhaveextendedthecontractsofPlayers,StrikerOlivierGiroud,DefenderLaurentKoscielnyandMidfielderFrancisCoquelin。

AllthreeFrenchmenhavebecomefirstteamregularssincejoiningtheGunnersandalthoughthelengthofcontracthasn’tbeendisclosed,theyareallbelievedtobelongterm。

ForOlivierGould,theextensioncomesofthebackofsomeexcellentperformancesoverthepastfewweekswhichasseenthestrikerscore4goalsin4gamesincludingthe‘Scorpion’wondergoalagainstCrystalplace。

AccordingtoskysportssourcesWestHamhavereportedtohaveincreasedtheirbidforBottomofthetableHullCity’splayerRobertSnodgrass。

Hullhadoriginallyrejecteda£3millionofferfortheScottishInternationalwhohasbeenbacktohisbestscoring7goalsalreadythisseason。

However,withtheplayerrefusingtosignanextensionandhiscontactupinthesummer,NewHullmanagerMarcoSilvamayseenowasthetimetocashinontheformerNorwichandLeedsmidfielder。

StayingwithWestHam,managerSlavenBilicasspokentothepressregardingthecurrentsituationwithstarstrikerDimitriPayet。

Oneoflastyear‘sPFAPlayers,playernominee’s,Payetasfailedtohitthesamelevelsthisyear,havingonlyfoundthenetfivetimesthisseasonandasBilicsuggestedhenolongerwantstoplayfortheclub。

Havingsignedanewlongtermcontractlessthanayearago,theWesthammanagerisadamantthatalthoughthisisabadsituationfortheclub,theywillnotgiveintotheplayerandadmitsheisNOTforsale。

ShouldWestHamdecidedtochangetheirminds,Payet’soldclubMarseille,whohelefttojoinWestHamin2015arekeentoresignhim。

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