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Ivan Juric will not be replacing David Moyes at West Ham United any time soon with L’Arena reporting that the Croatian coach is set to sign a new contract with Hellas Verona instead.

While an experienced Scot has struggled at times to get a tune out of a talented and expensively assembled Hammers squad who are still in the midst of a relegation battle, the complete opposite is true of Juric and Hellas.

The Mastiffs were only promoted to Serie A last year but, sitting eighth after 30 matchdays and beating Juventus along the way, there is a very real chance that Hellas will be playing European football in 2020/21.

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And, according to L’Arena in May, Juric has caught the eye of West Ham co-owner David Sullivan thanks to his high-octane, attacking football and a penchant for overachievement.

What’s more, the London giants were planning to make a move for the 44-year-old this summer – suggesting that Moyes’s second spell in charge would be as short as his first.

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But Juric obviously feels that his Hellas project is a long way from completion.

L’Arena have provided an update today, saying that the former Genoa boss is set to sign a new two-year deal with an option for a third. He will get around £700,000 a year, or £13,000-a-week.

You’d imagine that West Ham would have offered Juric a far bigger contract, financially speaking anyway.

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