By Sami Mokbel for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:30 GMT, 10 December 2019 | Updated: 22:37 GMT, 10 December 2019
West Ham chiefs want to consult the club’s players before making a final decision on Manuel Pellegrini’s future.
The Chilean’s position as head coach is under threat following Monday’s 3-1 home defeat by Arsenal — a result that leaves West Ham one point above the Premier League relegation zone.
It is understood the club’s hierarchy, including co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold, discussed Pellegrini’s future on Tuesday as they consider making a change.
Manuel Pellegrini faces an uncertain future at West Ham after a dismal run of results
The West Ham boss is backing himself to turn the team’s form around after a run of just one win in 11 games.
But Saturday’s showdown against struggling Southampton will be key to Pellegrini’s future and defeat could signal the end of his reign at the London Stadium.
The board are keen to gauge opinion from key squad members before making a final decision. Declan Rice backed Pellegrini following the loss to