Manuel Pellegrini Retains Full Support of West Ham Board Despite Poor Form

​West Ham United are completely supportive of under-fire manager Manuel Pellegrini, who will be given the chance to put an end to the Hammers' poor run of form.

Pellegrini's future at the club has been the subject of intense speculation in recent weeks. West Ham have dropped to 16th in the Premier League after a run of six games without a win, prompting rumours that Pellegrini may be sacked in the near future.


However, according to ​The Mirror​West Ham remain behind Pellegrini, despite the fact the club are currently enduring their worst run of form since Slaven Bilić's departure in 2017.

Since both Pellegrini and director of football Mario Husillos arrived at the club, West Ham have spent around £180m to try and help the club improve, and they remain convinced Pellegrini is the right man for the job.

While Bilić was sacked, David Moyes was only released once his contract expired, and West Ham will likely give Pellegrini the chance to see out the remaining 18 months of his current deal.

Club officials believe Pellegrini is capable of turning things around, although the Hammers have a tough run of fixtures coming up, facing ​Tottenham​Chelsea​Wolves and Arsenal after the international break.

They currently sit five points clear of the relegation zone, and Pellegrini will be desperate to see that gap widen as soon as possible.


Unfortunately for West Ham, they will have to try and put an end to their miserable form without midfielder Manuel Lanzini, who will have ​surgery on Monday to help repair the fractured collarbone which he suffered in the 3-0 loss to ​Burnley.

They may also be without club captain Mark Noble, who picked up an ankle sprain in the same game. The Hammers will give Noble the international break to recover, in the hope that he will be able to help guide them through their tricky run of fixtures.

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Source : 90min