Harry Redknapp could be in contention to become the new West Ham United manager, according to a report from Football Insider.
The 72-year-old has not been in the dugout since his spell at Birmingham City in 2017, instead focusing on a career as a pundit whilst also taking part on ITV’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!
However, according to the report, his name is on a shortlist of candidates to replace Manuel Pellegrini, should the club sack the Chilean.
It also suggests that they would be looking for someone on an interim basis until the end of the season and that David Moyes, Sam Allardyce and Alan Pardew are also potential targets as well as Redknapp.
The Hammers are currently enduring an awful run of form, losing seven of their last nine Premier League matches and winning just one (Transfermarkt).
According to The Guardian, if they lose again against Southampton on Saturday that could be that for Pellegrini, meaning that West Ham would be searching for a new manager.
After seeing that Redknapp could replace Pellegrini if a change is made, many fans were actually quite open to the idea.
Here is what some said about it on Twitter…
Harry with Rio, Stuart Pearce and Joey Cole in and id be happy
— Brad Palmer (@Mr_BA6) December 12, 2019
I’d take him out of all the interim names being banded about.
— Mike Kavanagh (@_NailOnTheHead) December 12, 2019
Please , please , bring it on , we had our most exciting period under “H” and he’ll surely do a job for us and some 😍😍⚒️😉🙏🏽
— Freedom Sounds (@General_Dankey) December 12, 2019
Harry Redknapp would be unreal
— Martyn Hobbs (@MartynHobbs12) December 12, 2019
Harry n Stuart Pearce…could work!🤔
— ⚒Rod⚒ (@bubblemaster3) December 12, 2019
I’d take that … ⚒️
— Chris Ross (@TheEastEndPoet) December 12, 2019
Harry Redknapp as interim manager of west ham ?? could be a lot worse , some of the names mentioned have not a clue what the club is about , not a coach but manager why not , cant be any worse than it is now , we are going down under MP #WHUFC
— Bob Clark (@bobclark56) December 12, 2019
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