The east London membership have had a turbulent season and are simply two factors above the Premier League’s relegation zone.
The membership have reportedly put out feelers to see whether or not Pellegrini, who received the league with Manchester City within the 2013/14 marketing campaign, needs to take over the Hammers with query marks surrounding the credentials of present boss David Moyes.
Pellegrini, 64, was on West Ham’s shortlist when Slaven Bilic was dismissed as supervisor, however the Chilean stayed at Hebei China Fortune of the Chinese language Tremendous League.
Nevertheless, a proper method for Pellegrini from the Hammers is unlikely till the membership may be certain of their top-flight standing.
The Irons are additionally reportedly concerned with buying Leicester’s head of recruitment Eduardo Macia as their director of football.
West Ham have a vital encounter at dwelling to fellow league strugglers Southampton on Saturday.