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Bilic: no concerns over 'happy' Manu


Filed: Thursday, 17th August 2017
By: Staff Writer


Slaven Bilic says he is not concerned by the prospect of losing Manuel Lanzini during the current transfer window.

Bilic, speaking to the media today ahead of the weekend's trip to Southampton inbsisted that it was business as usual despite the diminutive Argentine international having been linked with a potential move to Liverpool.


"I speak to Manu every day, he is happy," Biic said. "He feels at home, he feels liked. You can see it, you donít have to talk to him, you can see how he is smiling and is happy.

"He broke into the Argentina national team, so he knows if he plays for West Ham he has a chance of getting a better contract with West Ham and playing for Argentina.

"I am sure he is going to stay with us. He knows he is wanted by the Chairman and the Board. He was on loan here and we took an option before we had to. He was voted the Players' Player of the Year which makes you feel wanted. He likes it here."

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However Bilic was rather less forthcoming when asked about the situation regarding William Carvalho, who looked set to join the Hammers last week before the deal stalled.

"I donít know [what's happening]," he replied. "We'll see what happens; I have left it with the Board and the Chairman. I concentrate purely on the matches."





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