He will "try to do the same job" in east London, but stressed there was a key difference.
"Brescia was a small club and to try to survive, they have to sell players each year. Here at West Ham we have another ambition, the ambition is to try to build a team on and off the field ... We have to build a structure able to find players. Young players and senior players and step by step try to grow each year. We have to work hard, step by step."