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West Ham boss Pellegrini pleased with Perez, Wilshere for Leicester draw

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini drew positives from two rare appearances for Saturday's 2-2 draw with Leicester City.

Pellegrini had positive words to say about goalscorer Lucas Perez, who should have been celebrating a match-winning display off the substitutes' bench.

“Lucas came in and did very well. He made good moments and reacted to the rebound to score the second goal, then he scored the third goal, which was ruled out.

“It's very important, in that position, when you have chances, to score."

Another player who appeared as a replacement was Jack Wilshere, who made his comeback after four months out with an ankle injury.

The England international will hope to feature again in the final three matches of the season, but Pellegrini is not going to risk his long-term fitness just for the sake of giving him minutes.

“We will see [how much he plays]," he confirmed. “We must be quiet with him because Jack is just coming back from a long injury. He was working well during the week, which is why I gave him the last ten minutes; not just for him, but because he is a player who can help us, but we couldn't hang on."

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