The most senior West Ham board source has responded to new David Moyes sack talk as rumours swirl around the club.
West Ham resume their battle for Premier League survival this weekend when Southampton come to town.
It is a relegation six-pointer if ever there was one.
The Hammers can go as high as 13th with a win. But they could also end up bottom of the table with a defeat.
David Moyes has found himself under intense pressure with fans calling for his head for some time now.
But the Scot was was the centre of shocking claims that emerged from a first team whistleblower this week too. The claims essentially stated the players and staff have had enough of Moyes and that there is a toxic atmosphere at the club.
Most senior West Ham board source responds to new David Moyes sack talk as rumours swirl
There was more doom and gloom for the manager when The Daily Mail reported that Moyes and his staff fear they will be sacked if West Ham lose to Southampton.
The likes of Will Still and Michael Carrick have been linked with the job.
Now the most senior West Ham board source has responded to the new Moyes sack talk as rumours swirl.
In a bid to get some clarity from behind the scenes, Claret and Hugh spoke to their ‘most highly placed contact’ inside the club.
And the source emphatically denied there is any truth in the claims that Moyes will be sacked if West Ham lose to the Saints.
But they say it is up to fans to decide what they want to believe.
Collective focus must switch to survival
“It is entirely made (up) but really doesn’t help us in our present circumstances,” the source told the site.
“It’s up to each to decide what they want to believe!”
The knives have been out for Moyes for so long now that they’re starting to go blunt.
Fan frustration is completely understandable and justifiable. But it is increasingly clear the board will not be changing the manager until the summer at least.
So the collective focus must now be on survival. And getting the four wins likely needed to stay in the top flight.