Please tell me it's a cover up - West Ham fans react on Twitter to Stuart Pearce's comments

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

The experienced coach has been linked with a role at West Ham United.

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

Stuart Pearce responded to rumours that he is being lined up for a coaching role as part of David Moyes' new team at West Ham, when speaking live on talkSPORT on Monday, and Hammers fans reacted rather contrastingly on Twitter.

The east London outfit parted company with Slaven Bilic on Monday, before appointing Moyes as their new manager yesterday, but the new appointment has not gone down too well with the club's fans, who expected a more forward-thinking coach to be given a chance at the helm.

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on May 16, 2017 in London, England.

Only time will tell if bringing the Scot to the London Stadium was the right call or not.

For now, however, the West Ham fans have little choice but to back their manager.

Something that might make Moyes' tenure run a little smoother would be for him to appoint a former fan favourite as one of his coaching staff.

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.

One of those being mooted for a role with the Hammers was Stuart Pearce, although the former West Ham, Nottingham Forest and England left-back insisted that he had not yet been approached by the club, when speaking to talkSPORT.

And Hammers fans had mixed views on the 55-year-old's comments on Twitter:

 

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