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West Ham boss Pellegrini: I have the squad I wanted

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini says he's happy with their summer market work.

Josh Cullen completed a season-long loan move to Charlton Athletic on Thursday, but the manager expects his departure to be the last.

“I said last week that the squad is ready. Today, Josh Cullen has gone for a loan to another team, Charlton Athletic, because he needs more games. But he's a young player. The squad is complete."

The window closed for Premier League teams ahead of the opening weekend of the season, but Pellegrini is happy with the team he has built, saying he does not feel he would have added more players even if he could.

“I think we have the squad that I wanted for this season," Pellegrini added. “There are a lot of players that can also be another option, but in the moment, you have to choose one of them.

“I think we have the correct squad and I'll continue believing in all the players. In this moment, we have the squad we need. If the window was open and we could bring in other players, I don't think I need to."

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