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Contract blunder sees West Ham face £15M bill if Pellegrini axed

West Ham United face a massive payout if they want to sack Manuel Pellegrini due to a contract blunder.

The Times says West Ham will have to pay Pellegrini in the region of £15million in compensation if they decide to sack him following the club's abysmal start to the Premier League season.

The Irons have lost all four of their opening fixtures, leaving them bottom of the league and fans disgruntled at the running of the club once more.

And now it has been revealed that the club failed to insert a termination clause in Pellegrini's contract when they recruited him from Hebei China Fortune in the summer.

Pellegrini was appointed to the helm in East London back in May and signed a four-year deal worth £5m per season, rising to £7m with bonuses.

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