West Ham v Liverpool: Manuel Pellegrini wants to help Man City with win

Manuel Pellegrini, who has managed sides including River Plate, Right Madrid and Manchester Metropolis, took over at West Ham before every thing of the season

West Ham supervisor Manuel Pellegrini wishes to secure his facet’s season help heading in the true direction by beating Liverpool on Monday – and enact his archaic facet Manchester Metropolis a favour on the identical time.

Premier League leaders Liverpool are two functions particular in the title flee however possess a sport in give up rivals Metropolis, who beat Arsenal 3-1 on Sunday.

Pellegrini obtained the league in 2014 eventually of a three-year spell at Metropolis.

“If we settle, I shall be very pleased for our club first,” stated the Chilean.

“We desire a genuine performance in opposition to the leaders.

“After that, if we are able to give a hand to Manchester Metropolis, or no longer it’s no longer our converse, however useless to yelp I am a fan of Manchester Metropolis also.”

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Forward Marko Arnautovic would be accessible for the Hammers, with the injury that forced him off eventually of Tuesday’s defeat by Wolves proving to be perfect a bruised foot.

For Liverpool, James Milner is accessible all but again after lacking Wednesday’s residence blueprint in opposition to Leicester by suspension. He’s pronounce to launch at genuine-help for the traffic with Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joe Gomez both restful injured.

West Ham are 12th in the league and possess lost their previous three games since a 1-0 settle over Arsenal on 12 January, including a shock FA Cup defeat by League One facet AFC Wimbledon.

Pellegrini confirmed defender Winston Reid, out for practically a year with a knee injury, is no longer anticipated help in action this season.

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