Exclusive – West Ham boss targets European football as new deal hangs in the balance

first_imgWest Ham United manager Sam Allardyce has revealed he is only thinking about helping the club progress – not his contract, which expires at the end of the season.The Hammers currently sit eighth in the Premier League table, and are looking to secure European football in east London for the first time since 2006.And the 60-year-old boss, who confirmed he won’t have talks about a new deal until the end of the campaign, admitted he’s just concentrating on ensuring his team finish as high as possible in the top flight.He told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast: “It would be very nice if we could achieve [European football] but progression is what it’s about.“The owners are no different now to what they have been for my entire time here, [they’re] waiting until around or at the end of the season [to talk about my contract].“Last time, when we first got back into the Premier League, we finished tenth and it was sorted out at the end of the season. It will be the same for this contract.”last_img read more

"Exclusive – West Ham boss targets European football as new deal hangs in the balance"