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West Ham boss Pellegrini eyeing two defensive targets

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini is actively seeking to strengthen his defence ahead of the summer market.

The Mirror says after a productive first season as Pellegrini is looking at strengthening his defence.

The Hammers are said to be looking at Alaves centre-back Guillermo Maripan and Olympiakos left-back Leonardo Koutris.

Pellegrini is hoping defensive additions with help form his side's bid for European football next season.

The Hammers host Southampton on Saturday.

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