Stoke City fans here in the Tavern are staring down the barrel of relegation after their side find themselves in a position that many wouldn’t have dreamt of.
The Potters will have set their sights on looking to build on their 13th placed finish last time out. However, after the poor start that they’ve made to this campaign, this looks like becoming something of a long shot for the club.
Indeed, Mark Hughes found himself relieved of his managerial duties in the past couple of weeks as the blame for Stoke City’s poor start to the season was put largely on the shoulders of the 54-year-old. Despite some good work on his almost half decade in the Potteries, many of our punters believe it was time for Sparky to depart.
And, they didn’t decide to hang around either as they managed to find themselves a predecessor on Monday, with former Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Paul Lambert taking over at the Britannia Stadium.
Of course, with the January transfer window now in full swing, Paul Lambert will be looking to bring in some players of his own, that he feels can help the Potters escape the dreaded relegation zone.
Nevertheless, with an important 5 months ahead for both the club and their new manager. Here’s a look at TWO saviours Paul Lambert needs to bring to the Britannia…