Date: 30th November 2019 at 6:45am
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Peter Crouch has suggested that Manuel Pellegrini could be the next Premier League manager to be given the sack.

The boss has overseen a run of seven games without a win in the league in recent weeks, with his Hammers’ side facing Chelsea on Saturday.

And the ex-England striker has admitted that the Chilean could be in trouble.

Writing in a column for the Daily Mail, he said: “Marco Silva and Manuel Pellegrini are struggling at and West Ham respectively, and look like being next.”

It’s hard to argue with Crouch on this one. Seven games without a win is dire, especially from a side who were expected to do so well this season. A report from the Daily Mail yesterday suggested that Pellegrini has two games left to save his job, and a loss to Chelsea wouldn’t help his cause in the slightest. The Hammers should, by rights, be pushing for a European spot, but instead they are floundering and producing something more akin to relegation . Will they go down? Almost certainly not, but the fact that such questions are being posed is a damning indictment of just how poorly they have performed in recent times. It would be a huge shock if they didn’t turn things around, but whether Pellegrini is the man to help them do that is another matter entirely.