Perez vents fury on manager after substitution decision

first_imgWest Ham United’s Lucas Perez vented his fury on club manager Manuel Pellegrini after the manager overlooked him for a substitution despite warming up.The former Deportivo La Coruna striker was warming up after Marko Arnautovic picked up an injury to his left knee during West Ham’s 3-1 victory at Everton.Perez was sat back on the bench and swapped places with Michail Antonio who Pellegrini decided was going to come on to replace the injured Arnautovic.One of the coaching staff tried to calm the ex-Gunners forward threw his bib on the floor in disgust towards his manager’s decision and the Hammers boss insists he will have a word with the player about his actions.‘When Marco had a problem with his knee, I wanted to put on Lucas but Michail was ready,” said Pellegrini, according to Daily Mail. Report: Rice is committed to West Ham not a United moveReport: Rice is committed to West Ham not a United move George Patchias – September 4, 2019 Declan Rice is committed to his West Ham contract and not a move to Manchester United.In an interview reported by, Rice opens up…“I don’t have to explain the decision, especially in the game. We have a week after.”The Chilean gaffer was thrilled with the victory, adding: ‘In football you are always under pressure. I have a lot of communication with the owners.“Of course they were not happy (with West Ham’s start to the season), but they never had any doubt about what we were doing.”Meanwhile, Everton manager Marco Silva took out midfielder, Morgan Schneiderlin from the game a minute before halftime. The ex-Manchester United man lost his father last week but his manager insists his decision was purely a tactical one and had nothing to do with emotions.last_img

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