West Ham boss Sam Allardyce believes the signing of Andy Carroll would have guaranteed Premier League survival for the Hammers.
Chelsea suffered a third successive pre-season defeat as they lost to Brighton on a disappointing day for Premier League teams.
Sky Sports West Ham have had a bid rejected for Bilel Mohsni by Southend.
Sky Sports understands Bristol City are closing in on a deal for West Ham striker Sam Baldock.
Sky Sports understands West Ham are hoping to beat Blackburn to the signing of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Adrien Silva.
Wigan Athletic are set to finalise the signing of Ivan Ramis after the Real Mallorca defender opted against a move to West Ham United.
West Ham have completed a deal to bring James Collins back to the club from Aston Villa on a four-year contract.
Sky Sports understands Aston Villa defender James Collins is having a medical at West Ham ahead of sealing his return to Upton Park.
West Ham have denied a deal has been done to sign Liverpool forward Andy Carroll.
West Ham appear to have won the race to sign Real Mallorca defender Ivan Ramis after agreeing a deal with the Spanish club.