Former West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce has blasted players at the club for ‘getting Slaven Bilic sacked’ after moaning about that he was ‘too nice’.
The Croatian was let go from his role as manager at the London Stadium on Monday following a poor start to the new campaign in which Bilic’s side won only 2 of their 11 top flight games so far.
Following his sacking, Bilic called a number of the Hammers players for private conversations which saw a number of players complain about his methods.
The conversations have since been leaked in the press, behaviour Allardyce believes is unacceptable from the players who should look instead at themselves rather than blame Bilic for the club’s shortcomings this season.
Allardyce said on TalkSPORT: “I don’t know who leaked that in the press but whoever did was disgusting, I think.
“Slaven, just ringing up one or two players for a private conversation and it ends up in the press.”
“If he has been too soft, then they have opened themselves up for a more disciplined regime and they can’t complain about it.
“They will have to take to it, the way that David wants them to play. David’s tough enough, resilient enough to say ‘if you want to play football you have got to be fit’.”