WEST HAM have appointed Mario Husillos as director of football.
Husillos joins the Hammers after brief second spell at Malaga, but left the Spanish side after their relegation from La Liga last month.
Manuel Husillos has been named West Ham director of football
The 59-year-old Argentine moves to East London on a three-year deal and is reunited with Manuel Pellegrini after three years together at La Rosaleda.
Husillos will be responsible for the recruitment of senior players at the London Stadium.
He said: “West Ham United is a club with huge ambition.
“The challenge to help deliver that ambition is what really attracted me to the role.