West Ham Allege Payet Not Committed To Club

 Dimitri Payet, Marseille, West Ham,West Ham have accused Dimitri Payet of displaying a lack of “commitment and respect”.

The allegation was made on Monday after the Hammers agreed that the France international rejoins his former club Marseille.

The club’s chairman, David Sullivan, said although he wanted Payet to stay with them, Slaven Bilic approved the sale in “the interests of squad unity”.

The 29-year-old, however, said he needed to “return to his roots” at his former club.

The English side had turned down an offer from the French club for a second time.

The offer was reported to be £1 million higher than an initial £19 million bid.

Payet joined West Ham from Marseille for £10.7 million in June 2015 and signed a new contract in February 2016 to tie him to the English side till the summer of 2021.

West Ham Finally Agree Payet Joins Marseille

Payet, West Ham, MarseilleWest Ham forward Dimitri Payet will rejoin former club Marseille after the Hammers agreed a £25 million fee for his move.

The agreement was reached on Sunday after the English side turned down an offer from the French club for a second time.

The offer was reported to be £1 million higher than an initial £19 million bid.

Manager Slaven Bilic said that Payet had lost interest playing for West Ham.

The 29-year-old Frenchman joined the Hammers from Marseille for £10.7 million in June 2015.

He signed a new contract in February 2016 to tie him to the English side till the summer of 2021.

Again! West Ham Decline Bid For Dimitri Payet

Payet, West Ham, Marseille, David SullivanEnglish side, West Ham, have rejected a second bid from Marseille for Dimitri Payet.

The Hammers’ chairman, David Sullivan, turned down an upgraded offer from the French side on Monday.

The offer was reported to be £1 million higher than an initial £19 million bid.

It appears Sullivan is taking a tough stance and refusing to be bullied into a quick sale, with the club having no financial need to sell.

Manager Slaven Bilic, however, said Payet had lost interest playing for West Ham.

The 29-year-old, who is out training with the first team, is expected to continue to work with the under-23 team.

The Hammers have recommended that the French forward apologises to fans and return to training with the first team.

Manchester United Risk Europa Exit After Fenerbahce Defeat

Fenerbahce, Europa League, Manchester UnitedEnglish side, Manchester United are close to elimination from the Europa League after losing 1-2 to Fenerbahce.

Moussa Sow’s 65th second goal was the opener as Jose Mourinho’s side travelled to Turkey on Thursday night.

The visitors dominated possession but saw world record signing Paul Pogba go off with a leg injury in the first half.

Jeremain Lens also curled in a brilliant free-kick in the second half as the Red Devils struggled harder to get a goal.

Their effort later turned to celebration as Wayne Rooney smashed in a 25-yard consolation goal in less than two minutes to the end of the game.

Manchester United are now third in Group A with one point behind leaders Feyenoord and Fenerbahce.

They have two games left against the Dutch side at Old Trafford and away to Ukraine’s Zorya Luhansk.

Ibrahimovic Not After Revenge At Chelsea

IbrahimovicZlatan Ibrahimovic says he is not looking for revenge against Chelsea in Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League.

The last appearance of the Paris St Germain (PSG) striker at the English side’s home lasted 31 minutes before he was sent off last season.

Ibrahimovic is confident PSG would win the champions league soon with him or without him, as long as their owners keep hold of the club.

However, Chelsea interim manager, Guus Hiddink, says he hopes his players can delay PSG’s aim to win the league title when they meet in the second leg round-of-16 tie.

Hiddink is confident his side would actually repeat the 2012 feat when they beat the runaway League One leaders.

PSG have led the tie with a 2-1 win from the first leg, expressing determination to win the champions league for the first time.