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David Moyes set for meeting David Sullivan and David Gold over transfers before heading back to Scotland

David Moyes will meet with West Ham United owners David Sullivan and David Gold this week before heading back to Scotland.

‘I will trim the fat’ David Moyes says he has West Ham transfer plan in place

Moyes cemented his place in Hammers history by leading West Ham to their best ever Premier League points total and into the Europa League on Sunday.

The Hammers finished agonisingly short of Champions League football by a single win.

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Record breaking season secured, now all eyes turn to transfers

But a superb season will bring group stage Europa League football to West Ham for the first time.

Now attentions will turn to a busy week off the pitch for Moyes before he heads back to Scotland for the summer.

The West Ham manager will meet with co-owners Sullivan and Gold to discuss his transfer budget.

The kitty is expected to be around £60million after European qualification and a sixth place finish.

Moyes already has £20m banked from the sale of Sebastien Haller in January.

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Moyes set to meet with Sullivan and Gold to thrash out transfer budget before heading back to Scotland

The extra revenue West Ham made from league position and the added income that will be generated by European football will also bump up his funds.

According to the likes of Claret and Hugh, Moyes will also continue to be given any money raised from player sales.

The manager’s new contract – which different reports have claimed will either be two or three years in length – should also be announced before Moyes heads home to Scotland.

West Ham will need a bigger squad to cope with the extra demands of European football. Particularly if they want to have a go in the revamped competition.

Moyes confirmed after the 3-0 win over Southampton that he wants new players (Football London).

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Striker shortlist top of the agenda

His priorities are to sign at least one striker, Jesse Lingard, central midfield cover and possibly a left-back and goalkeeper.

Moyes, Sullivan and Gold are expected to discuss a striker shortlist that includes Tammy Abraham, Ivan Toney, Odsonne Edouard, Adam Armstrong, Youssef En-Nesyri, Abdallah Sima and Marko Arnautovic.

It will be fascinating to see what kind of money is spent this summer.

A lot could hinge on the transfers of Harry Kane and Erling Haaland.

If those two move clubs for huge fees it could have a ripple effect and trigger spending.

Haaland in particular could have a direct impact on West Ham’s transfer hopes.

He has been linked with Chelsea while the Hammers want Blues outcast Abraham.

A truncated summer due to the European Championships might make some transfers tricky.

So West Ham will need to be organised and efficient to get business done.

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