When speaking to reporters yesterday, West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini confirmed that he wants Grady Diangana to stay on loan at West Brom until the end of the season, and some Hammers fans took to Twitter in reaction to the Chilean’s comments.

The 21-year-old joined the Baggies on loan in the summer, and he has been on fire in the Championship.

Diangana has racked up four goals and five assists in 13 league appearances for West Brom thus far.

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Grady Diangana (Photo by Adam Fradgley – AMA/WBA FC via Getty Images)

And West Ham have really missed the youngster.

Since Michail Antonio got injured at the end of August, the Hammers have really lacked pace on the wings.

This has led to some calls for Diangana to be recalled.

Pellegrini ruled that out, however, when speaking to reporters yesterday, as quoted by Football.London:

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Grady Diangana (Photo by Malcolm Couzens/Getty Images)

“I trust a lot in Grady. He will be ready for next season. We must continue supporting him. He must finish his season where he is.”

In truth, it might just be best for Diangana’s development to remain with West Brom until the end of the season. He is guaranteed regular action at the Hawthorns, and that will do him the world of good.

Some West Ham fans took to Twitter in response to the news that the 21-year-old winger is set to remain with West Brom…

 
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