Three World Cup stars that must be added to Manuel Pellegrini’s West Ham wishlist
The 2018 World Cup is well underway and there are a number of nations that have impressed and players that have already made a big impression for their country in their opening group game, and surely some of them will have caught the eye of West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini.
The Chilean boss will be determined to strengthen his newly-inherited squad this summer in order to ensure they significantly improve on their 13th-place finish in the 2017/18 campaign, and he has already completed deals for Fulham right-back Ryan Fredericks and Toulouse centre-back Issa Diop.
The former Manchester City chief, who has been urged to sign a £16.2m-rated midfielder following a stunning World Cup display, certainly won’t be finished there, and he will want more quality additions to his side in order to ensure they he maintains his record of never finishing lower than seventh while during his managerial career in European football.
He will already have his targets in mind, but he may well have been convinced by the displays of some individuals in Russia, too.
Here are three World Cup stars that Pellegrini has surely added to his summer transfer wishlist…