David Moyes says he needs the risk to construct ‘a brand new historical past’ at West Ham.
It comes because the membership introduced plans to honour Global Cup-winning trio Bobby Moore, Sir Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters with a statue at London Stadium.
West Ham, who’re 17th within the Premier League and above the relegation zone on purpose distinction, have completed within the best six thrice since 1965.
“West Ham has an improbable historical past. However what we would like is a brand new historical past,” stated the Hammers boss.
Moyes, 57, returned for a 2nd spell as supervisor of the membership in December, changing Manuel Pellegrini and signing an 18-month deal.
Alternatively, whilst West Ham – who celebrated their 125th birthday on Monday – have gained simply 3 video games in all competitions since then, the chief needs to restore their fortunes.
“I need the risk to make new historical past,” he stated.
“I need the risk to do one thing which will get us feeling hope for the longer term. The large factor to do is win the following 4 or 5 video games and ensure we’re a Premier League membership.”
West Ham entertain Chelsea on Wednesday, in search of their first league double over their London competitors since 2002-03.
For the reason that Premier League season restarted on 17 June, West Ham have misplaced to Wolves and Tottenham and are but to attain.
Best scorer Sebastien Haller has overlooked each video games with a hip damage and is perhaps absent in opposition to Chelsea.
“I’ve a large number of ideas and concepts about the place I need to take the membership,” stated Moyes.
“There were some improbable managers at this membership and a few fantastic avid gamers, who’re recognised international.
“Someplace one day we need to imagine we will be able to do this once more.”