West Ham insider ExWHUemployee championed the idea of Eddie Howe taking over from Manuel Pellegrini, when speaking during the West Ham Way podcast last night (Wednesday November 13th).

The Hammers have been woeful over the past six weeks. They have taken just two points from their last six Premier League games. And they now sit in 16th spot in the table.

West Ham’s free fall down the table has seen Manuel Pellegrini come under intense pressure from the media and fans.

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Manuel Pellegrini (Photo by Rich Linley – CameraSport via Getty Images)

The Chilean is still under contract with the Hammers until the summer of 2021, however. And given the board’s history, it is highly unlikely that they will sack him before then.

 

If he is to leave the hot-seat anytime soon though, ExWHUemployee suggested that Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe would be the ideal replacement for the former Manchester City manager, when speaking during the West Ham Way podcast last night (Wednesday November 13th):

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Eddie Howe (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

“It would be Eddie Howe for me the ultimate one. Although I don’t think we could get him from Bournemouth. I like someone like that. He’s established. He’s proven, but could progress even further.”

Howe would be an excellent candidate to take over at West Ham. He always tries to implement an attacking brand of expansive football. And the Hammers fans would surely be attracted to the idea of the Cherries boss arriving at the London Stadium.

Bournemouth will have other ideas, however, and West Ham will have their work cut-out if they want to appoint Howe as manager, when Pellegrini does eventually leave.

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