Good afternoon. Here is a round up of what is in the papers today.

Slaven Bilic is interested in bringing Mario Mandzukic to West Ham in January. (Express)

Report: West Ham scouted Mario Mandzukic during international break, would reunite with Bilic. (HITC)

Referees have been announced for the West Ham double header against Manchester United. (Essex Live)

Harry Redknapp says West Ham’s players are behind Slaven Bilic and that they should not sack the Croatian. (HITC)

Antonio Conte comments deal major blow to Slaven Bilic’s January transfer plans. (HITC)

Rafa Benitez reaffirms commitment to Newcastle despite West Ham link. (Gazette)

Hammers U18 skipper Declan Rice admitted it was gutting to exit the FA Youth Cup on penalties against Stoke City on Tuesday night. ( Here are the highlights (

Blackburn Rovers have ended the season-long loan spell of Norway winger Martin Samuelsen and he has returned to parent club West Ham United. (BBC).

If Mandzukic comes in January will he save our season? Or is it too much of a risk to try yet another player without Premier league experience? Join the discussion on today’s news here.