- Current club: West Ham United
- Date of Birth: 16 September 1953
- Birthplace: Santiago, Santiago, Chile
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'Teams like Aston Villa' - Manuel Pellegrini aims dig ahead of West Ham clash
style. I think that they are doing well, they must adapt to the Premier League still but they have a very good team and a manager in Dean
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West Ham are set to complete a £32 million transfer move for Uruguay international striker Maxi Gomez next week, having reached an agreement with the player's club Celta Vigo. The Hammers will beat La Liga side Valencia to the coveted signature of the highly-rated attacker.
West Ham's board of directors are now willing to listen to offers for Austrian international attacker Marco Arnautovic. The Hammers' fan favourite almost moved to China during the January transfer window, but West Ham rejected the offer as they were originally opposed to a sale.
Manchester United have reportedly stepped up their pursuit of Issa Diop by proposing a player-plus-cash deal for the West Ham United defender.
Manchester United have received a boost in signing West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice with manager Manuel Pellegrini admitting that he is unsure regarding the player's future.
West Ham United are reportedly planning an attempt to sign Aleksandar Mitrovic from Fulham in order to reinforce their attack ahead of next term.
West Ham United are understood to have no plans of selling Felipe Anderson in the summer amid the high-profile interest from Real Madrid.
West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini is reportedly eyeing a reunion with Roma striker Edin Dzeko, who is keen on a fresh challenge elsewhere in the summer.
Manchester United have reportedly made a former bid worth £35m to acquire the signature of Declan Rice from West Ham United in the summer.
West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini has deployed a scout to monitor Javier Jimenez Garcia, a 21-year-old centre-back currently playing for Valencia. Garcia, who has yet to force his way into Valencia's first-team, has been a regular for the 'B' side.
West Ham have rejected an approach from Valencia for Mexican striker Javier Hernandez. The forward, who has slipped down the pecking order in recent weeks at the Hammers, is said to be open to a move away from the Premier League in search of regular first-team action.
West Ham have rejected an offer from Serie A side Fiorentina for midfield player Pedro Obiang. The former Sampdoria player is rumoured to be interested in a return to Italy and it is understood that the Hammers have rejected a 14 million euro offer from the Viola.
Former Arsenal and Manchester City star Samir Nasri has joined West Ham United on a free transfer shortly after his doping ban reached its conclusion.
England international Jack Wilshere has reportedly suffered a fresh ankle injury which could sideline him for the next five weeks at the least.
Marko Arnautovic's brother and representative Danijel has said that the Austrian may consider a fresh challenge from West Ham United when the transfer window reopens.
West Ham United are reportedly among the clubs in contention to pursue the services of former Arsenal and Manchester City attacker Samir Nasri.
According to a recent report from Calciomercato, Everton are one side interested in attacker Shinji Kagawa. The Japan international currently plays his football at German outfit Borussia Dortmund and has done so since leaving Manchester United back in 2014, but appears to have fallen down the pecking order at the Bundesliga club to call into question his future.
West Ham United are reportedly looking into a loan move for Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek when the transfer window reopens in a couple of months.
London giants Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly monitoring the progress of West Ham United ace Declan Rice with a view to a future approach for his services.
So far Manuel Pellegrini's first season back in the Premier League has been mixed in terms of fortunes, but the Chilean boss has started to show that West Ham can be a force to reckon with yet again. Ahead of this weekend's game against Leicester City - seen by many to be a key battle for both clubs - West Ham will be hoping their out of form defence can put in a solid performance and produce a clean sheet.
West Ham can trigger a two-year option on extending Andy Carroll’s contract at a cost of £8million, according to the Times.