Taxi for Alan Pardew? The beleaguered West Bromwich Albion manager has two Premier League games left to save his job according to newspaper reports and the bookmakers have already opened odds on who might become the third permanent manager of the season at The Hawthorns.
Pardew has only won seven of his past 51 league matches as a manager overall and he has endured a torrid time since replacing Tony Pulis as Baggies boss in November, overseeing a return of one win from thirteen league fixtures and a desperate slide to the foot of the table. The Black Country outfit are now seven points adrift of safety ahead of crunch games at home to Huddersfield and away at Watford, with the club’s Chinese owner, Guochuan Lai, reportedly ready to wield the axe after sacking chairman, John Williams, and chief executive, Martin Goodman, last week.
We take a look at the bookmakers’ four leading contenders to replace Pardew…
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