Mediawatch - 26 February

The Daily Star look at Cheikhou Kouyate's nomination for the PFA Fans' Player of the Month award. The Senegal midfielder is up against the likes of Harry Kane, Olivier Giroud and Philippe Coutinho but would certainly be a worthy winner after his outstanding February.

Amid the fallout from the weekend's fan incidents, there is a positive voice from the BBC's Scottish football correspondent Tom English for the swift and strong way West Ham dealt with the issue.

ESPN report that Mark Noble is to be offered a new long-term deal with the Club. We can report that he has signed that deal as you can read here!

On London 24, Tony Cottee writes in his weekly column that the Hammers need to stop throwing away points from winning positions.

Transfer speculation is also surfacing in today's press, so the end of the season must be growing ever closer!

In the Mail, Simon Jones reports that Swedish youngster Robert Lipovac is flattered to have been offered the opportunity to train with our Development Squad.

The Mirror's John Cross reports that West Ham are on the trail of Ghanaian midfielder Bernard Mensah, who is with Portuguese side Vitoria.

According to talkSPORT, AC Milan have joined the race for 20-year-old Montpelier midfielder Morgan Sanson.

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