According to a report from Claret and Hugh, the West Ham owners are majorly worried about Pablo Fornals’ slow start to life in the Premier League.
The 23-year-old joined the Hammers from Villarreal in the summer for a fee believed to be worth £24 million, according to BBC Sport.
He has really struggled to adapt to the pace of the Premier League, however.
Fornals has been used out wide more often than not – a position that he is unfamiliar with. So some of the blame must be attributed to Manuel Pellegrini.
The early signs are still not good, however. The Spaniard seems to be well off the pace. And it is questionable whether he has the physical attributes to become a success in England.
Claret and Hugh claims that one of the West Ham board’s major worries is Fornals’ form.
It is suggested that they are questioning Pellegrini’s wisdom behind bringing him to the London Stadium.
Fornals, who earns £60,000 per week according to Spotrac, has a lot of work to do if he is to turn things round at West Ham. He certainly has the ability, but he must improve upon the physical side of his game.
It is still perhaps too soon to judge the midfield play-maker. He must start showing at least a glimpse of what he is capable of soon, however.