GRANT BLOCKS PARKER MOVE

West Ham United boss Avram Grant has told that there was never a chance of Parker leaving the club. West Ham United boss Avram Grant was happy to see the transfer window close with Scott Parker still on the books.

Spurs were being linked with Parker right through to yesterday's deadline day.

Grant said: "Parker? Nothing as far as I know. They know we want Scott Parker. He's very important for us. This season is difficult but we have a project for the next seasons and Scott is very important."