West Brom fans want Pulis sacked - Would Chelsea defeat see it happen?

Tony Pulis, Manager of West Bromwich Albion gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and West Bromwich Albion at John Smith's Stadium on...

West Brom chairman John Williams is fully aware of the fans wanting Tony Pulis to be sacked so could defeat to Chelsea seal his fate?

Tony Pulis, Manager of West Bromwich Albion gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and West Bromwich Albion at John Smith's Stadium on...Tony Pulis, manager of West Bromwich Albion, gives his team instructions during the Premier League match against Huddersfield Town.

Pressure is seriously mounting on West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis after a string of bad results has seen the club fall to 16th in the Premier League and just a point outside the relegation zone.

Under his stewardship the Baggies have not picked up three points in the English top flight since August 19 and in their last 23 league games in 2017 have won three, drawn six and lost 14.

Gareth Barry of West Bromwich Albion (18) looks dejected during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion at Emirates Stadium on September 25, 2017 in London,...Gareth Barry looks dejected during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion.

Now the Express & Star reports that club chairman John Williams has been responding to fans' emails calling for Pulis to be sacked and has said: "I will, together with the board, make decisions to the best of my ability and always in the interest of the club."

Williams is known to have a close relationship with the West Brom supporters, something he was keen to establish after taking over the position from Jeremy Peace at the beginning of last season.

Fans arrive prior to the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and West Bromwich Albion at John Smith's Stadium on November 4, 2017 in Huddersfield, England.Fans arrive prior to the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and West Bromwich Albion.

He attends every match and saw the anti-Pulis chants from the away support following the 1-0 defeat at Huddersfield Town in the club's last outing before the current international break.

Williams was initially going to give the Welshman until Christmas to turn results around, but with large sections of the support so against the 59 year old, it feels as if a poor result against Chelsea at the Hawthorns on Saturday (November 18) could see the trigger be pulled.

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