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West Ham United have asked the Italian Football Federation to suspend Alessandro Diamanti's player registration with Brescia Calcio spa with immediate effect.
The Italian international was transferred to Brescia in last August for €2.2m, but Brescia have failed to pay the latest instalment fee.
Sam Allardyce is set to be unveiled as the new West Ham manager this week.
The 56-year-old former Bolton and Blackburn boss will take over the Upton Park hotseat vacated by Avram Grant, who was sacked following the Irons relegation from the Premier League last season.
West Ham bowed out of the Premier League with a whimper but thoughts at the club have already turned to mounting a promotion bid next season.
Sources at the club have indicated that a successor to sacked manager Avram Grant will be appointed within the next week, with Chris Hughton the bookies favourite.
No doubt there are many West Ham fans scratching their (hungover) heads this morning over quite how their club slipped so tamely out of the Premier League.
Yesterday's 3-2 defeat at Wigan sealed the Irons relegation from the top flight after a six year stay, and saw manager Avram Grant promptly sacked.
West Ham have the chance to bounce back from the disappointment of their Carling Cup semi-final defeat when they meet Nottingham Forest on Sunday.
The fourth round FA Cup tie is likely to see Avram Grant make several changes from the side who surrendered to Birmingham in midweek.