Manuel Pellegrini has been confirmed as the new First Team Manager of West Ham United.
According to the club’s Joint-Chairman David Sulliman, Pellegrini has signed a three-year contract and will become the highest-paid manager in the franchise history. (Don’t forget to check 12BET for the best Free Betting Tips)
Recently, the former Villareal, Real Madrid, Malaga and Manchester City boss left the Chinese Super League club Hebei China Fortune to join the Hammers at the London Stadium.
In addition, the 64-year-old coach, who won a Premier League title and also a Champions League semi-finalist, will be the first West Ham boss to have a Premier League title on his resume. (Sign Up now for more updated sports news and events)
“I am delighted to welcome Manuel Pellegrini to West Ham United. He is one of the world’s most respected football coaches and we look forward to working with him. It was important that we appointed someone with knowledge and experience of the Premier League, who already has an understanding – not only of the teams and players we face – but of West Ham United and our ambitions. Manuel brings a reputation for attacking football and getting the best out of his players. We believe he will attract new talent to the London Stadium as well as improving the current squad.
“Above all, he is a winner, who knows what it takes to succeed at the highest level and is driven to continue that success. Manuel is the first West Ham United manager to have a Premier League title on his CV, and we believe that his experience, quality and proven record of taking teams forward quickly will ensure that he is successful here. We have listened to fans who asked us to be ambitious. We hope they agree it is an exciting appointment. Manuel will shortly announce the names of the new staff he will bring in and he will then get down to shaping the squad he wants. We all wish him the very best of luck.” Sullivan stated in the Hammers’ official website
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