Noble admits he wants to become West Ham manager

Mark Noble

West Ham United midfielder Mark Noble has revealed he wants to run the first team one day.

West Ham United midfielder Mark Noble revealed in a question and answer session for the club’s website yesterday that he’d like to become Hammers boss one day in the future.

Noble grew up at the club and recently signed a new contract, which should keep him at Upton Park for the rest of his career.

As is the case with all players, at some point they need to think about what they’ll do after they stop playing and Noble has set his sights on the top position at the Hammers.

“I’d like to one day yeah. I think it would be a great touch, especially in the new stadium,” said Noble.

“You never know in football where you’re going to end up but I would like to manage West Ham one day.”

West Ham have a very exciting immediate future and for now, Noble will be a key part of the squad looking ahead to the next few seasons.

He does have several characteristics, which would make him a good manager and it’s difficult to suggest another West Ham player who has a stronger identity and connection to the club.

The move to the Olympic Stadium creates a number of exciting possibilities and the Hammers have a big decision to make before the end of the season.

Current manager Sam Allardyce’s contract expires at the end of the campaign and the club will face a big decision over whether to appoint someone else or continue with Big Sam.

Noble could certainly become a candidate one day in the future once he’s fully qualified and if he tastes success in that future role, he’ll become even more of a West Ham legend than he already is.

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