However, a report from club insiders Claret & Hugh has claimed the 57-year-old will remain in east London and will receive a new 24-month deal, with an option for a further year should the Hammers finish above 13th in the Premier League.
It’s that last stipulation that has got members of the Irons faithful talking, with many questioning the ambitions or lack thereof.
Here’s a pick of the reactions from Twitter…
The bit about finishing above 13th is significant and a indicator on where the ambitions lie at West Ham.
— VINNYWHUFC (@vinnywhufc) March 24, 2021
13th or above. Our owners ambitions!
— Ian McKee (@ianmckee58) March 24, 2021
13th place says it all https://t.co/CqnolFCAS4
— Landsy2710 (@Landsy2710) March 24, 2021
13th lol. Great ambition. Should be 8th or above to motivate him more IMO https://t.co/dG7drYZI3W
— JC (@JCX7X) March 24, 2021