West Ham have signed former Paris Saint Germain striker Nene on a temporary deal as a replacement for the injured Andy Carroll, the club said Wednesday.
West Ham striker Andy Carroll will be out of action for up to six weeks after tearing a ligament in his knee, manager Sam Allardyce confirmed.
A stunning goal by Stewart Downing helped in-form West Ham to a 2-0 win over bottom of the table Leicester in their Premier League clash on Saturday extending the visitors` winless run to 12 games.
Southampton beat Stoke City 1-0 and moved into second place while champions Manchester City slipped back to third after losing 2-1 at West Ham United in the Premier League on Saturday.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insisted results would improve after the Merseysiders suffered their third defeat in five Premier League matches this season with a 3-1 loss away to West Ham on Saturday.
West Ham signed Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson on a season-long loan becoming the Hammers` sixth new face this summer.
Live coverage of English Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United being played at Etihad Stadium.
West Ham climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone as Kevin Nolan`s quick-fire double earned a 2-0 win at Aston Villa on Saturday.
A deal for the former Hammers captain is expected to be confirmed on Thursday after the 31-year-old negotiated a contract severance with his current club Liverpool.
Day in Pics: 5th May
Showbiz World - May 5, 2015
62nd National Film Awards