Following West Ham’s lofty start that has seen them in the top-four of the Premier League this season, manager Sam Allardyce has said he will change the club’s objectives if they stay in a European place at the end of January, reports BBC
“If we’re still here towards the end of January we’ll reassess our aims. We’ll have played 20 games, we’ll have played everybody once. So we should have a good indicator of where we are. We’ll see what everybody has in their locker, everybody would’ve seen what we have so it’ll be a question of whether we can carry it on,” he said.
This summer, Allardyce was told that he had to finish in the top-10 of the Premier League. And with West Ham performing considerably better so far, they may need to chase a European finish instead.
The Londoners have beaten the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City already this season, and are currently only one point behind Manchester United in the table after 15 games.
With games against Chelsea and Arsenal to come before the midpoint of the season, the Hammers will have some indication of where their campaign is going.
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