Photos: West Ham squad fly out to Romania; Calleri on board

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West Ham United have to negotiate one more qualifying round before they are included in the draw for the Europa League group stages.

West Ham manager Slaven BilicWest Ham manager Slaven Bilic

West Ham are set to face Romanian side Astra Giurgiu tomorrow night in the first-leg of their final Europa League qualifying tie before the group stages are drawn.

The Hammers lost 2-1 to Chelsea in the Premier League on Monday night, and will be looking to bounce back immediately by achieving a victory against Astra and binging an advantage for the second-leg back to London with them.

Picture Supplied by Action ImagesJonathan Calleri has been named as part of West Ham's European squad

West Ham posted a selection of pictures and videos to their official Twitter page showing the players and staff looking in confident mood as they boarded their plane on the way to Romania:





Astra knocked the Hammers out of the Europa League during the qualifying stages last season, but Slaven Bilic's men seem to be a far more tightly-knit unit this time around, and if they perform to their potential, they should not encounter too many problems in Romania.

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Bilic will have to be smart with his team selection as his side face Bournemouth in the Premier League just three days after their European tie, and he will face the dilemma of how many changes to make from the side that lost to Chelsea on Monday.

West Ham manager Slaven BilicWest Ham manager Slaven Bilic

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