Report: Why West Ham United have walked away from two transfers, as Manuel Pellegrini's plan becomes clear

Manuel Pellegrini, Manager of West Ham United looks on prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Southampton FC at London Stadium on May 04, 2019 in London, United...

West Ham United boss Manuel Pellegrini is looking to make plenty of additions at the London Stadium this summer.

Manuel Pellegrini the manager

According to the Guardian, Manuel Pellegrini wants West Ham United to wrap up their transfer business early this summer.

Pellegrini has already turned his back on two transfers at West Ham this summer, with Andre Gomes and Stanislav Lobotka no longer targets.

That is largely because West Ham felt the transfers were too difficult to complete, and they want to bring in players early on in the transfer window.


The Hammers are eager not to get embroiled in any transfer sagas this summer, although they have made an exception for Maxi Gomez.

West Ham want Gomez from Celta Vigo so badly that they are prepared to wait on the striker.

The Hammers, otherwise, want their business to be swift and they will be happy with the efficient way they have been able to progress a deal for Pablo Fornals.

Maxi Gomez of RC Celta de Vigo looks on during the La Liga match between RCD Espanyol and RC Celta de Vigo at RCDE Stadium on April 24, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.

West Ham are now set to snap up Fornals in the near future from Villarreal, with Pellegrini adding another creative option to his squad.

West Ham’s transfer strategy has often been criticised, but they really appear to have improved since Pellegrini’s and Mario Husillos’s arrivals.

And if West Ham do wrap up their business as early as Pellegrini is planning then it could be a very exciting season ahead at the London Stadium.

Maximiliano 'Maxi' Gomez of Celta de Vigo celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the La Liga match between Celta de Vigo and Espanyol at Balaidos Stadium on February 11,...

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