He told whufc.com: “We had a long meeting to start discussing next season.
“We are looking forward to next season. The team did very well this year but we still want to strengthen our team.
“Alan has gone on holiday for a few days and I hope he doesn’t think one second about football, he needs to switch off! We will sit down next week also and start preparing for next season.
“West Ham United are a sleeping giant and I want to awaken that giant slowly but surely and, over the next year or two, achieve some positive things at Upton Park.”