Premier League: West Ham confirm Teddy Sheringham as attacking coach
West Ham confirm former striker Teddy Sheringham has returned to the Upton Park as an attacking coach.
Last Updated: 30/05/14 4:44pm
Sheringham spent three years at West Ham between 2004 and 2007, scoring 30 goals in just 49 appearances.
The 48-year-old will join the club on a part-time basis, and Sheringham admitted he had no hesitation in taking the role after talks with West Ham boss Sam Allardyce.
Sheringham said: "I'm very excited. Sam phoned me a week or so ago and asked me if I fancied it. It was far too good to resist really.
"Being a West Ham boy and coming from the area, it fits nicely in all that I'm about, what with working alongside Sam and knowing a few of the players as well.
"They've got a lot of respect for Sam, they speak very highly of him and to know that's the case made me want to get involved.
"I know the environment, I know everything about West Ham, so it was just too good an opportunity to turn down.
"I've had a couple of offers since I've been out of the game, which didn't feel quite right but, when this came along, it felt just right for me. I'm delighted to be coming back to the club."
The Hammers struggled to score goals last season, managing just 40 in 38 Premier League matches.
And the team's top scorer in the league was midfielder Kevin Nolan, with seven goals.