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Sport Under-fire West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini cuts short post-match interview in wake of second-half collapse against Arsenal after insisting he is still the right man for the job

10:25  10 december  2019
10:25  10 december  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Under - fire West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini 's post - match interview ends abruptly as he responds bullishly to questions about his Manuel Pellegrini was left defending his position after a defeat against Arsenal . He insisted he can 'fix it' and that he is still the right man to manage this side.

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West Ham's manager Manuel Pellegrini looks out from the bench before the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham Utd and Arsenal at the London Stadium in London, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) © ASSOCIATED PRESS West Ham's manager Manuel Pellegrini looks out from the bench before the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham Utd and Arsenal at the London Stadium in London, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) Manuel Pellegrini bullishly defended his position as West Ham boss and insisted he remains the man to 'fix' the club's woes following a second half collapse against Arsenal. 

West Ham looked set to end their barren record at home this season as they were 1-0 up with 60 minutes gone on Monday night. 

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But three quick goals from Gabriel Martinelli, Nicolas Pepe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang took the game away from Pellegrini's side and boos rang out from sections of the crowd at the end, as pressure builds on his position as manager. 

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West Ham boss Manuel Pelligrini has hailed Jack Wilshere as a '£100m player'. Wilshere is set to feature against Cardiff on Tuesday after recovering Javier Hernandez scored twice at Newcastle just days after giving an interview to Spanish newspaper Marca saying that he may look for a January exit.

Pellegrini , who takes his team to Liverpool on Sunday, now believes he will need to make tough decisions and it will be hard not to upset players. 'So we have two players in each position, they must be working in a competitive way and after that it is my duty to choose for every game the starting XI

Manuel Pellegrini holding a sign: West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini was left unimpressed by questions about his job security © Provided by Daily Mail West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini was left unimpressed by questions about his job security

Pellegrini, when speaking to Sky Sports after the match, tried to reinstall belief that the club can turn it around.  

a man looking at the camera: He cut short the interview having insisted that he is the right man to 'fix' the club's problems © Provided by Daily Mail He cut short the interview having insisted that he is the right man to 'fix' the club's problems 'We dominated for 60 minutes,' he said. 'Maybe scoring the second goal would have been so important.

'It (booing at the end) was understandable because the last five games that we play here, we didn't win. If you don't win at home, your fans are not going to be happy.

a group of people playing football on a field: Nicolas Pepe (left) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang starred as Arsenal rallied for a 3-1 victory © Provided by Daily Mail Nicolas Pepe (left) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang starred as Arsenal rallied for a 3-1 victory

'You cannot concede three goals in every game. Unfortunately for us, we are doing wrong things, but we need to continue fighting.'

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The reporter than proceeded to ask Pellegrini if he believes he is the man who can revive this struggling squad, he was adamant he is, before cutting the interview short. 

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'I always think I can fix,' he added. '(My future) does not depend on me. I don't think nothing because it doesn't depend on me.' 

Monday's defeat means West Ham have now lost three in a row at home in the league for the first time since August 2015. 

For Arsenal, victory marked the end of nine games in all competitions without a win.

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