West Ham to appoint 54-year-old within 24 hours, one question remains – reliable journalist
By Guy Giles
West Ham will confirm David Moyes as the club’s new manager within 24 hours, but it is not known if it will be on an interim or permanent basis, according to the Daily Mail’s head of sport Lee Clayton.
Clayton posted the update on Twitter after Moyes became the odds-on favourite to replace Slaven Bilic as Hammers’ manager.
David Moyes will be confirmed as the new #WHUFC manager within 24hrs. Still not 100 pc if 'interim' of permanent, but it's happening. Leave that one to the bookies to fight over.
— Lee Clayton (@LeeClayton_) November 6, 2017
Bilic was sacked on Monday after a disastrous start to the campaign, with West Ham now in the Premier League relegation zone after just two wins from their first 11 games.
The Croatian was appointed boss of the Hammers in June 2015, and oversaw an impressive first season in England as he guided the club to a 7th place finish.
His next campaign saw West Ham finish 11th, but Bilic was relieved from his duties after their poor start this time around.
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Overall, Bilic oversaw 42 wins from his 109 matches in charge of the Hammers.
Moyes’ last job saw him resign as Sunderland manager after the Black Cats were relegated from the Premier League. This followed unsuccessful stints at the helm of both Manchester United and Real Sociedad.
The Scot does have vast Premier League experience, having been at the helm of Everton, Manchester United and Sunderland for a total of nearly 500 games in the top division.
In other West Ham news, Steven Gerrard has slammed the club’s fans after their 4-1 loss to Liverpool.