West Ham prepared to push through move for Chelsea's Clarke

West Ham United are ready to push through with an approach for Chelsea coach Steve Clarke. Clarke is wanted by new Hammers boss Gianfranco Zola as his assistant and the Independent says while there has been some concern over a growing Chelsea influence at the club, West Ham are understood to have been heartened by their supporters' largely positive reaction to the Italian who they believe is popular enough to transcend club loyalties.

West Ham United are ready to push through with an approach for Chelsea coach Steve Clarke.

Clarke is wanted by new Hammers boss Gianfranco Zola as his assistant and the Independent says while there has been some concern over a growing Chelsea influence at the club, West Ham are understood to have been heartened by their supporters' largely positive reaction to the Italian who they believe is popular enough to transcend club loyalties.

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