West Ham United will have a beefy attack capable of bullying even the best Premier League defences next season.

That is if manager Manuel Pellegrini gets his way in the summer window.

Pellegrini has been handed a paltry £30 million transfer budget this summer according to reports (Claret & Hugh).

But he will be given any funds raised from player sales.

Some Hammers fans are turning on co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold again off the back of the reported transfer budget.

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Supporters angry but fret not

Many feel last summer’s £100 million splurge should have been the start of a new era of ambition.

Instead they believe it was merely a one-off.

Supporters should not fret too much, though.

Because if Pellegrini gets his way this summer West Ham will have a powerful new look next season.

Andy Carroll is set to leave the club while buyers will be sought for Javier Hernandez, Lucas Perez and possibly even Marko Arnautovic.

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West Ham want bully boys

Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez and Fulham’s Aleksandar Mitrovic are West Ham’s main targets.

Sign both and overnight West Ham would have one of the most physically powerful strike partnerships around.

One negative is a distinct lack of pace between the pair.

But if Pellegrini can bring in pace in midfield alongside Felipe Anderson and Manuel Lanzini that may solve the issue.

Fans have been hugely frustrated by West Ham’s apparent poor attitude and performance levels against teams outside the top six this season.

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Lack of pace the only concern

Much of that has been down to a workshy or lightweight frontline coming up against the more physical defences typical of teams outside the Premier League elite.

With the beefy duo Gomez and Mitrovic to aim for up front it will give the Hammers a whole new dimension.

And with the likes of Andriy Yarmolenko to come back the East Londoners start to look a dangerous outfit again.

Now West Ham just have to make sure they get their men.

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