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West Ham: Some supporters are keen on club making an ambitious move for Niko Kovac

West Ham: Some supporters are keen on club making an ambitious move for Niko Kovac

With Manuel Pellegrini under increasing pressure as West Ham manager (per BBC Sport), supporters are discussing potential successors for the Chilean.

And recently sacked Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac is a name that West Ham fans have been plastering around social media as the next potential coach of the east London club – the former Croatia captain was dismissed from the Bavarian giants earlier this month (per the Guardian).

With Kovac winning the Bundesliga last season with Bayern (per the Bundesliga’s official website) and taking Eintracht Frankfurt in the 2017/18 season to their first piece of silverware this century (per the Guardian), the 47-year-old manager has a CV that some West Ham fans believe will suit the club going forward.

Should Pellegrini be sacked as West Ham manager?

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As well as a track record of winning trophies, Kovac’s relationship with club-record signing Sebastien Haller has made the Croatian a fairly desirable manager for West Ham supporters on social media.

Here’s what some West Ham supporters had to say on Twitter about the idea of Niko Kovac joining the club…

West Ham fans, would you take Kovac as Pellegrini’s replacement? Let us know!

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