Ray Wilkins praises David Moyes' decision to attempt to bring Stuart Pearce to West Ham United

Stuart Pearce looks on during the FA Youth Cup Final First Leg match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Academy Stadium on April 22, 2016 in Manchester, England.

West Ham United are said to be wanting Stuart Pearce to act as David Moyes' number two.

New Jordan coach Ray Wilkins speaks during a press conference after an International Friendly match between Jordan and South Korea at King Abdullah Stadium on November 14, 2014 in Amman,...

Ray Wilkins has told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast, which was broadcast on TalkSPORT on 7th November, that appointing Stuart Pearce would be a good call from David Moyes.

Moyes was announced as West Ham's new manager earlier today, and his appointment has not gone down well.

However, Wilkins feels that Moyes has already made a clever move, with Pearce targeted to be his number two at the London Stadium, according to the London Evening Standard

Sunderland's Scottish manager David Moyes gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium in London on May...

“That’s a good shout [from Moyes]. I think the introduction of Stuart would be a massive coup for West Ham,” Wilkins said.

Pearce’s arrival at West Ham is likely to go down far better than Moyes’, but the Scot still has some serious work to do at the London Stadium.

West Ham’s fans have been left bemused by the board’s decision to go for Moyes over other some other options available.

Former England football player, Stuart Pearce speaks during day two of Soccerex Asia on December 5, 2016 in Doha, Qatar.

West Ham parted company with Slaven Bilic earlier this week, following their 4-1 defeat to Liverpool in their latest outing.

Moyes' first match at the helm will come against Watford at Vicarage Road on 19th November, and the former Manchester United and Sunderland boss will need to get off to a fast start to win the critics over.

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