Slaven Bilic is going through the sack as West Brom supervisor.
talkSPORT understands the Baggies are set to announce his departure on Wednesday, with Sam Allardyce among the many main contenders to succeed him within the Hawthorns hotseat.
West Brom put in a battling show in opposition to Manchester City on Tuesday night time and impressively held Pep Guardiola’s facet to a 1-1 draw on the Etihad Stadium.
However Bilic’s destiny had been sealed forward of the match with the membership having determined a managerial change is required to supply them with the most effective probability of Premier League survival.
Bilic, 52, succeeded Darren Moore on a two-year contract final summer season and led the membership to promotion in his first season in cost.
Nevertheless, West Brom have received simply one among their 13 top-flight video games this time period and stay two factors adrift of security.
It’s understood West Brom spent Tuesday potential managers to switch the Croatian – and survival specialist Allardyce is firmly on their radar.
Nigel Pearson and Mark Hughes are additionally into consideration however Allardyce is their primary goal.
Massive Sam has been out of the sport since leaving Everton in the summertime of 2018 following a six-month spell on Merseyside.
He has enormous expertise within the recreation, having bossed Bolton, Blackburn, Newcastle, Sunderland and West Ham within the Premier League – in addition to Everton – and has by no means been relegated from the top-flight.
No method has been made for the 66-year-old however West Brom are set to maneuver as soon as Bilic’s departure is confirmed on Wednesday.
The previous West Ham and Croatia supervisor will really feel unlucky to lose his job having guided them again into the Premier League.
Talking earlier on Tuesday, talkSPORT host Simon Jordan described the stress on Bilic as unfair, given the shortage of sources out there to him.
“I don’t get the impression from Slaven Bilic that his gamers aren’t responding to him, he’s simply acquired a specific amount of instruments,” Jordan stated.
“I don’t assume West Brom are a foul facet, they regarded in good nick at Man United, they have been courageous and impressive.
“I believe it’s a bit harsh. Bilic is imminently sackable due to what occurred at West Ham.
“West Brom are having the identical factor, and I don’t assume it’s truthful.
“They’re in all probability the place they need to be, given the funding and the video games they’ve had.”