John Hartson shares how he would feel if Slaven Bilic was sacked by West Ham United

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Reports have suggested that West Ham United are considering Slaven Bilic's future.

John Hartson has told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast Show, which was broadcast on TalkSPORT on 23rd November, that he would not be surprised if West Ham United sacked Slaven Bilic.

West Ham are currently in 17th place in the Premier League table, and the Telegraph have suggested that the Hammers board are now considering Bilic’s future.

The Croatian boss is under serious pressure, but Hartson does not want Bilic to go.

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic

The former West Ham striker said: “There’s a bit of ill feeling around the club. I think the problem Bilic and West Ham have got is that they overachieved last season. They are under pressure.

“Would I be surprised if West Ham decided to change it? No. Would I be disappointed? Yes, of course. But it’s a result business.”

Bilic was heavily criticised when West Ham lost against Tottenham Hotspur last weekend.

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic

The Hammers were 2-1 up heading into the final stages of the match, but Bilic decided to take a defensive approach and it backfired.

West Ham threw away their advantage, and ended up collapsing to a defeat at White Hart Lane.

Bilic’s men are now just one point above the relegation zone, and their upcoming fixtures appear to be very tough.

West Ham take on Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool in the coming weeks - with the pressure on them to make sure that they can pull off an upset.

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic

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