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Craig Bellamy tells West Ham owners Sullivan and Gold what they must do about Manuel Pellegrini
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Craig Bellamy tells West Ham owners Sullivan and Gold what they must do about Manuel Pellegrini

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Former West Ham United star Craig Bellamy has told the two David’s what they must do about Manuel Pellegrini.

West Ham have made a disastrous start to life under the Chilean.

Four defeats from their opening four games leaves them bottom of the fledgling Premier League table.

In fact the Hammers are the only side in England on zero points.

Despite arriving with real pedigree and spending £100 million on 10 new players Pellegrini has struggled to get a tune out of the new-look West Ham.

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‘Knowing what I heard of him at Manchester City I’m not sure’

The torrid start has seen many fans and pundits tip West Ham for the drop.

Indeed Pellegrini has been made second favourite behind Jose Mourinho to be the first manager sacked this season.

The vultures are already circling the London Stadium as is so often the case with West Ham seeming to lurch from one crisis to another.

But speaking on Sky Sports’ The Debate, former West Ham striker Craig Bellamy has told co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold what they must do.

“He’s had good success in Spain but this is a different ball game now, now he’s going to be up against it,” Bellamy told The Debate.

“Does he know the players? I’m not sure he knew many of the players they were signing, I could be completely wrong, but knowing what I heard of him at Man City I’m not sure he will have done as much homework and watched as much of them to know his best team and know their weaknesses.

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‘West Ham owners must stick to their guns’

“I’m not into the sacking of managers, especially after three, four games… unless there is something really seriously going wrong behind the scenes.

“At the end of the day West Ham now have appointed this guy, you’ve got to stick with him, got to stick with him.

“It’s your decision, you thought he was good enough only two or three months ago to bring him in, now if it isn’t going the way you would want it, that’s football sometimes but you’ve got to give him the benefit of the doubt because you must have thought he was good to bring him in.”