Farhad Moshiri’s attempts to lure Marco Silva from Watford are telling of an owner with ambition, though the hesitation, coupled with the lack of options available in the managerial market could mean the Merseyside outfit find themselves in a catch 22.
“As custodians of the Football Club it is our responsibility as a Board to do what is best for West Ham United, and we believe a change is now necessary to ensure we can begin to move the team back in the right direction”
Bournemouth emerged as 2-1 victors at the Britannia, with first-half goals from Andrew Surman and Junior Stanislas meaning the Cherries secured just their second league win of the season.
Huddersfield Town vs Manchester United
Huddersfield Town host Manchester United on Saturday, with the Terriers looking to end a six-game winless run in the Premier League.
Chelsea vs Watford
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Chelsea host Watford in the lunch-time kick-off on Saturday, with Antonio Conte looking to avoid a third consecutive league defeat for the first time in his managerial career at Chelsea.
“I’m very sad to lose him but I respect and understand why he has taken that decision. I understand why he wants to stay in the Premier League or go to a big European club with the prospect of European football. He’s done an exceptional job. He has done fantastic for us but I accept he is a better calibre manager than the Championship”.
Tottenham Hotspur scraped over the line at Wembley with a 1-0 victory over Bournemouth courtesy of a Christian Eriksen strike.