Pellegrini, who has already signed another former Arsenal player Polish goakeeper Lukasz Fabianski and young French defender Issa Diop for a reported £12 million ($16 million, 13.5million euros), is on the brink of bringing in Ukrainian global forward Andriy Yarmolenko, who will cost a club record fee of about 20m euros from German side Borussia Dortmund.
"I've got good memories of my childhood supporting West Ham, watching them at Upton Park".
"The fans, of course - everyone knows how big West Ham's fanbase is - and especially in this new Stadium".
West Ham United will reportedly listen to offers of more than £15m for Michail Antonio, while two other midfielders may also be offloaded.
Wilshere, 26, has struggled with injuries in recent years but enjoyed one of his most consistent seasons for some time during the last campaign and Pellegrini feels he will prove to be an astute signing for West Ham.
Wilshere parted ways with the Gunners after his contract expired last month. "Jack is a player with vast experience and quality at the highest level, having played all of his career in the Premier League".
However, the 28-year-old failed to get into Gareth Southgate's final 23, despite scoring 35 times in 77 appearances for his country.
Princess Charlotte waves at christening
Their mother, Kate Middleton , the Duchess of Cambridge , walked beside them, holding the newly christened Prince Louis . As after George and Charlotte's baptisms, guests will be served slices of the duke and duchess's wedding cake.
Serena Williams vs Camila Giorgi, Wimbledon 2018
Despite the two-year gap since their previous meeting, Williams professed to having watched 52nd-ranked Giorgi play "a lot". It is the first time in Wimbledon history not one of the top 10 women's seeds have reached the quarter-finals.
9th boy rescued from flooded cave in northern Thailand
Crowds at the teeming rescue site cheer the good news, but attention soon turns to the hard task of getting the boys out safely. They eventually found a dry landing spot, where they waited for nine days before being found by two British divers.
Air India changes Taiwan’s name to ‘Chinese Taipei’ on website
Since April 25, China has written to 44 foreign air carriers, asking them to designate Taiwan as part of China within 30 days. Now, Air India describes Taiwan as " Taipei , Taoyuan Taoyuan International Airport, TPE, Chinese Taipei " on its website.
Croatia ready for England in spite of extended matches
It is usually said that going first in a penalty shootout is beneficial, but this World Cup is bucking that trend. Now they are looking to go one step further, but just getting this far is a source of great pride for Croatia.