Arsenal travel to West Ham United for Saturday's Premier League clash at The Boleyn Ground.

You can find out more about our opponents below.

West Ham United

Full name: West Ham United
Manager: Sam Allardyce
Club colours:  Claret and blue shirts, white shorts, claret socks
Nickname(s): The Hammers, The Irons

 

Three facts about West Ham:

  • The club were promoted back to the Premier League after winning last seasons' Championship play-off final
  • Former Gunner Freddie Ljungberg had a spell at West Ham
  • They have never been champions of England, with their highest position being third in 1986

Matt Jarvis

STAR MAN
Matt Jarvis
West Ham snapped up fleet-footed winger Jarvis from Wolverhampton Wanderers this summer. Pacy and with an excellent delivery at his disposal, Jarvis can be a nightmare to defend against. He scored his first goal for the club in Monday's 2-1 win at Queens Park Rangers.

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