Mediawatch - 12 April


Our newspapers round-up brings up another new name in the transfer frame...

According to the Mirror, the Hammers are set to revive their interest in a player who is said to have been on their radar for the last year.

That player is Sunderland defender Lamine Kone, who made the move to England from French club Lorient in 2016.

Meanwhile, there is more follow-up in the Daily Mail to the Joint-Chairman David Sullivan's statement that rubbished claims that he and David Gold are looking to sell their stake in the Club.

In the Sunderland Chronicle, there's the news that Andre Marriner will referee Saturday's game between the Black Cats and West Ham.

Finally, the Mail Online report that EFL clubs are set to hold a vote on the future of the Checkatrade Trophy, which featured Premier League Academies - including West Ham's - this season.