David Moyes appears to have got his wish to revamp West Ham United’s recruitment after two major developments.

Moyes has repeatedly made it very clear – as recently as the end of the season in an in-depth interview with The Daily Mail – that West Ham’s recruitment needs to be completely overhauled.

The Scot delivered a stark warning to co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold in an interview with The Evening Standard last season that West Ham are lagging behind every other Premier League club in terms transfer operations.

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Recruitment revamp was key to Moyes extending West Ham deal

And he said bringing that side of the club up to date was key to his future.

“Yes, it’s my long-term job (to revamp recruitment and appoint a head of recruitment),” Moyes told The Evening Standard.

“I want to get us a state-of-the-art recruitment department for the future which we can look to and use. We are undoubtedly behind, I would argue probably every other club in that area. But it’s something I will fix, it’s something I want to get in place better.”

Signing a new three-year deal this summer indicated Moyes is satisfied those changes will be implemented.

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Hammers boss gets his wish as two major developments come to light

And it appears that’s the case after two major developments this week – Moyes’s appointing his son, David junior, to a new team of scouts and the reported impending announcement of his former assistant Alan Irvine as head of recruitment.

The Daily Mail broke the news about Moyes’s son and hinted at further appointments in the ‘near future’.

“Moyes Jnr has left his role as an agent with Wasserman to work in the scouting and recruitment department for West Ham,” The Daily Mail reports.

“Moyes, who signed a new three-year deal at West Ham earlier this month, has been looking to revamp the club’s recruitment department as he feels they are short of options and wants to bring a handful of scouts to the club — including his own son.

“More senior appointments are expected in the near future.”

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Moyes appoints son to new scouting team and Irvine set for head of recruitment role

One such appointment is set to be Irvine – who stepped down from his day-to-day role as West Ham assistant manager at the end of the season – as head of recruitment.

Irvine wanted to be closer to his family in the north and the head of recruitment role does not require him to physically be in London all of the time.

Football Insider says West Ham are expected to announce the appointment of Irvine to a football director role imminently.

In other West Ham news, legend Tony Adams – a boyhood Hammers fan – has hailed Declan Rice for his display against Germany.

And Moyes has spoken out about his summer scouting mission at Euro 2020, saying he is yet to be seriously impressed by any individuals.

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