A new report claims West Ham United could be on the verge of completing new signings by the end of May.
West Ham United boss Manuel Pellegrini has spoken for the first time about his summer transfer plans.
Hammers co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold pushed the boat out to bring Manuel Pellegrini to the club last year.
Hey big spenders
They then proceeded to back him with £100million worth of new recruits. That level of spending was unprecedented at West Ham.
But it was the kind of outlay Hammers fans had expected after promises made on leaving Upton Park for Stratford.
West Ham fans are hoping the owners back Pellegrini again to push the club forward.
Given some of the quality acquisitions made by Pellegrini and director of football Mario Husillos last summer expectations are high.
Expectations high after improved recruitment
The club revealed last week that Pellegrini will sit down with Husillos and the owners after the final game of the season against Watford to thrash out their final transfer plans (whufc.com).
And now a report from fellow Hammers website Claret & Hugh claims Pellegrini could have more than one new signing bagged in the next couple of weeks.
“West Ham’s transfer window plans are already well advanced and the first new arrivals could be agreed within a couple of weeks,” C&H claim.
‘One or two signings in next fortnight’
The reports claims a ‘top level source’ had said in an email to C&H: “The club is working hard on six possible signings for next season and the big hope is that one or two could be brought to a head within a fortnight.”
It comes as West Ham continue to be linked with a host of players. The likes of Maxi Gomez, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Guillermo Maripan and Dani Ceballos are reported targets.
Some fans will be sceptical given that the season ticket renewal deadline is also two weeks away.
As ever, though, the proof of the pudding is in the eating.
And Hammers fans are hungry to see their chances of success improve.