West Ham staff profiles
MANAGER/ DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL
One of the most experienced managers in European football. Won the 2013/14 Premier League title with Manchester City and also claimed two League Cups. Managed Real Madrid, but his most impressive work in La Liga was with Villarreal and Malaga, both of whom he took to the latter stages of the Champions League.
DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL
Worked with Pellegrini at Malaga in 2012/13, during which they qualified for the Champions League for the first time. Appointed in June and has "full, strategic control" over recruitment, according to the club.
The former keeper first worked with Pellegrini at San Lorenzo in 2001 and they've been together ever since.
Played under Pellegrini at Malaga. The former midfielder also turned out for West Brom, Juventus and Seville during an impressive career. Turned to coaching in 2017.
Worked with Rafa Benitez at Liverpool, Inter, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Napoli before joining up with Pellegrini at Hebei China Fortune in 2016.
MEDICAL AND PERFORMANCE
HEAD OF MEDICAL
Took over from Gary Lewin in June 2018. Highly experienced, with almost 20 years as a practitioner. Was sacked by Watford in September 2016 and subsequently took the club to an employment tribunal on the grounds of discrimination.
Former Everton and Anzhi Makhachkala physio joined West Ham in January 2014.
Re-joined West Ham (where he had worked from 2012 to 2014) from Brighton in August 2015.
With the Hammers since 2012. Also assistant manager of West Ham Ladies.
Felix Fernandez Cao
First linked up with Pellegrini at Hebei China Fortune, where he had been since November 2015. The Chilean took him with him to London in June 2018.
Joined Hammers in August 2011 from Cardiff rugby.
SOFT TISSUE THERAPIST
Joined West Ham from Everton - where he had been for five years - in July 2015.
Moved to West Ham in June 2012 as an intern, having previously had spells with Wigan Warriors and Preston North End.
HEAD OF PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS
With the Hammer since July 2011, progressing from Academy to first team to Head of Performance Analysis.
Worked at Stoke for two years before joining Hammers in September 2016.
With Ipswich for five years before joining West Ham in June 2016.
Appointed to this new role in July 2018, having previously been with Everton and Southampton.