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Digne explains why he left Barcelona to join Everton

Digne explains why he left Barcelona to join Everton

But Hammers manager Pellegrini believes it makes little difference if the public know his starting team ahead of time.

However, Pellegrini is focusing on trying to get his side's season up-and-running and isn't angry about the squad leaks.

'In every team I have managed, the day before the game I work the set-pieces so all the players know the day before who will play and who will not.

Defeat at Everton would mean West Ham losing their opening five league games for the first time but Pellegrini insisted that he is not panicking.

Digne was utilised as a backup on most occasions by Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde, with the impressive Jordi Alba continuing to play at left-back.

Asked if he knows the source of the leaks, Pellegrini said: "I don't have any idea, I'm not anxious about that".

"So many players can talk with others and I am not keeping the starting XI three or four hours before the game".

"I'm anxious about trying to win the points".

He said: "I don't think that because you lose four games you must not be confident".

The coach is new and you have a lot of new players. I don't hide too much about the starting XI'.

Jack Wilshere has been ruled out of action following an ankle issue picked up in training, while Javier Hernandez is ill.

'Jack felt a pain in his ankle two days ago, ' Pellegrini said. The new project was very good and we will see what happens in the future. No, he doesn't have a chance to play on Sunday.