West Ham to appoint new manager in 10 days after Moyes departs

West Ham to appoint new manager in 10 days after Moyes departs

Former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini, now managing in China, and recently departed Paris Saint Germain chief Unai Emery are also on their radar as the club's majority owner David Sullivan wants a new manager in place before the end of the month.

West Ham said they hope to appoint a "high-calibre" successor within the next 10 days and have expressed an interest in Paulo Fonseca and Rafael Benítez, who might prove too expensive to prise away from Newcastle.

West Ham United manager David Moyes with assistant manager Stuart Pearce on the touchline during the Premier League match at The London Stadium, London.

"Having taken stock of the situation and reflected now the campaign is complete", West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan said, "we feel that it is right to move in a different direction".

'Throughout his time here, David has carried himself with dignity and honesty and we have all found him to be a pleasure to work with.

Gold firmly believes that West Ham's season would have been even more fruitful if injuries had been avoided upon Moyes' arrival and believes that, under the current manager's regime, the team is far better equipped to kick on next season.

The 55-year-old Scot took over from Slaven Bilic on a short-term contract in November with the club in the relegation zone.

He, Alan (Irvine), Stuart (Perace) and Billy (McKinlay) accepted the challenge and attacked it head on, turning around a hard situation. I chose not to.

Where next for wandering journeyman David Moyes?

He then reiterated his desire for Moyes to stay at the club, revealing: "As we speak David Moyes is on the list of managers and we'll be selecting one in due course". He also had a disappointing stint in Spain with Real Sociedad.

"When I look back, I'm looking to see why did it happen?" "No team can suffer that kind of situation".

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