Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager

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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby somerset-hammer on Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:35 am

hammerman11 wrote:all a bit slow like our signings. surely we should have it in place by now and working towards pre season.

I have a feeling he wont be here that long as our board will make it very hard for him



What exactly are your feelings based on?

And what would any staff be doing towards pre season when everybody is on their holidays or at the World Cup?

Our pre season destinations, have all been sorted, what else should they be doing?

Stick to making lists in the transfer thread.
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby JLCABA on Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:03 am

hammerman11 wrote:all a bit slow like our signings. surely we should have it in place by now and working towards pre season.

I have a feeling he wont be here that long as our board will make it very hard for him


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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby szola on Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:47 am

Will be interesting to see if Pellegrini can mould a squad that is good enough to play with four at the back.

We have two fullbacks on either side, and at the moment we have two seniors and two youngsters, who can play in the heart of the defense (Ogbonna + Kouyate, Rice + Oxford).

Need more strength and mobility in front of these players, if we don't want to conceed a couple of goals per game.
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby the celestial insect on Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:41 pm

Maybe I've missed something, but other than medical staff and DoF, have we appointed any coaching staff yet?
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby Shy Ted on Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:23 pm

When the West Ham squad will meet Manuel Pellegrini at Rush Green for the first time. :shock:

The players will meet their new manager for the first time along with his coaching staff, who we expect to be assistant Ruben Cousillas, fitness coach Jose Cabello plus a couple of others

https://www.football.london/west-ham-united-fc/news/west-ham-transfer-news-pellegrini-14812445
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby the celestial insect on Sat Jun 23, 2018 4:47 pm

Re: the above...

Pellegrini and Cabello had the City players training three times a day when he first rocked up at the Etihad to whip them in to shape. West Ham were very unfit under Slaven Bilic, that improved a lot under Moyes but it's still not likely to be enough for Pellegrini and Cabello.


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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby Hamburger on Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:19 am

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So far I’ve been impressed with the new guvnor. Training on small pitches with one touch football, which I’ve seen in Spain but never heard of here. His insistence on younger players and giving U23s a chance bodes well for building a long term team at last. I was delighted to see Samuelsen taken to Switzerland with the first team, I watched him several times in PL2 and thought his clever ball skills would make him an exciting prospect. Got farmed out to some kick, run & hack teams and was even berated for taking on players. Loaning out talent to lower clubs is a big beef of mine and the disadvantage of crap coaching easily outweighs the ‘experience’ argument imo. Pellegrini obviously appreciates ball skills and I hope he can get a tune out of Samuelsen and we get a good ‘freebie’ squad midfielder.
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby Burnley Hammer on Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:48 am

Samuelson does have some very clever skills, but he seems weak with his final ball. I watched the youtube video again earlier of the lad from Montenegro whose name I can never spell. He looked very promising and with plenty of experience already amongst men and not boys - albeit in an inferior league - I'm surprised he hasn't come further. I'll be interested to see if can progress this year. Apart from that though, I share your thoughts - I'm feeling quite optimistic that we'll be watching some good stuff this season.
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby the celestial insect on Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:54 am

Was Pellegrini at Man C the same time as Samuelsen? Might be interesting if so because I'd assume he knows something about his potential.
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby Patito on Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:58 am

the celestial insect wrote:Was Pellegrini at Man C the same time as Samuelsen? Might be interesting if so because I'd assume he knows something about his potential.


Yes from 2013 - 2015.
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby YorksHammer on Thu Jul 05, 2018 12:03 pm

Burnley Hammer wrote:Samuelson does have some very clever skills, but he seems weak with his final ball. I watched the youtube video again earlier of the lad from Montenegro whose name I can never spell. He looked very promising and with plenty of experience already amongst men and not boys - albeit in an inferior league - I'm surprised he hasn't come further. I'll be interested to see if can progress this year. Apart from that though, I share your thoughts - I'm feeling quite optimistic that we'll be watching some good stuff this season.


I'd wager that the reason Haksabanovic didn't get much time to prove himself is because, as I think an ITK has said somewhere (it was possible ExWHUEmployee, now I think about it), nobody knew who he was until he turned up for training one day on £18k a week. He was part of the Arnie deal, basically a sweetner to the agent for organising that deal as we agreed with him (Salthouse, I think) that we'd take Sead as well. Comes down to Sullivan prefering certain agents and working with them, plus giving them sweetners so they'll work with us again.
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby StackerJJ on Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:24 pm

Is it me or does there seem to be a lack of pre season training videos etc? Normally our media team are showing "intense" training videos etc this time of the year. Do you think this is something El Pell has stopped, he doesnt want his training sessions being shown. What are your thoughts?
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby ageing hammer on Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:35 pm

StackerJJ wrote:Is it me or does there seem to be a lack of pre season training videos etc? Normally our media team are showing "intense" training videos etc this time of the year. Do you think this is something El Pell has stopped, he doesnt want his training sessions being shown. What are your thoughts?


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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby frankiemac on Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:44 pm

when held up at gunpoint recently in chile with his wife, not only did he not **** it, he had a go at the robber (who got a shot off as well!)

...what a geezer he is...

he aint going to be scared to hand out some bollockings in the dressing room

all the man city i know (i live in manc), love the bloke...said it was amazing football, and he won trophies...his record is superb, never finishing below 7th

the good times are coming!!
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th new manager

Postby Burnley Hammer on Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:46 pm

frankiemac wrote:...his record is superb, never finishing below 7th


The pessimist in me says "there's a first time for everything!"
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager

Postby Clacton-ammer on Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:50 pm

That's what I thought Burnley :lol:

West ham have worn us down....
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Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager

Postby claretandblue82 on Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:56 pm

If anyone can break that record it will be us!

'Mr Pellegrini welcome to West Ham United'
'Never finished below 7th you say. Well lets see about that shall we'

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