Charlton boss Lee Bowyer has instructed talkSPORT to his ambition to in the future handle London rivals West Ham.
Bowyer takes his facet to east London for his or her Carabao Cup second spherical assembly on Tuesday and admitted taking cost of his beloved Hammers can be a dream – identical to it was when he performed there.
“It’s actually particular [to be going back]. Rising up as a West Ham fan and taking part in there as effectively,” Bowyer stated.
“It’s going to be a bit surreal going there as a supervisor. It’s like I’ve gone by each stage of going to a West Ham stadium, so I’m wanting ahead to it.
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“I’ve some nice reminiscences of my dad taking me as a child after which I began going with my associates.
“That’s in all probability among the finest moments of my profession, as a child everybody needs to play for the workforce they assist as a child.
“Having the followers singing my identify can be one thing I always remember so hopefully in the future I’d be capable of handle them, so I can go the complete circle.”
The 2 golf equipment haven’t performed one another since 2007 when the connection between the 2 golf equipment was a bit frostier owing to West Ham nabbing Jermain Defoe from their academy in 1999.
When pushed on the West Ham hyperlinks, he added: “After all [I want to manage West Ham]. I like the membership. I performed there for a couple of years. I wish to achieve success and I’ve to maintain pushing myself.
“West Ham is a membership that in the future sooner or later I want to handle. It’s an awesome membership and so they’ve obtained some nice gamers.”
The just lately relegated Addicks obtained their League One marketing campaign off to the absolute best begin with a 2-Zero win at Crewe, whereas West Ham misplaced by the identical scoreline at dwelling to Newcastle.
Whereas Bowyer appreciates the gulf in high quality between the 2 sides, he has backed his facet to provide David Moyes’ a run for his or her cash on the London Stadium – in a recreation which is LIVE on talkSPORT.
“You’re speaking a few multi-million pound squad – there’s no comparability. However my workforce will flip up and do the fitting issues,” he defined.
“It’s a cup recreation on the finish of the day. My gamers can be up for it as a result of they’re taking part in towards Premiership gamers in a good looking stadium.
“They may have a bit bit extra vitality to start with as a result of they’ll be a bit hyper, however a very powerful factor is that the 2 groups come by the sport with no accidents.
“Particularly for us as a result of we’re on naked bones in the mean time, however we’ll give it our greatest shot and attempt to win the sport for positive.”