Simon Jordan praises Stuart Pearce

Pundits Stuart Pearce and Paul Scholes look on prior to the Emirates FA Cup sixth round match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on March 13, 2016 in Manchester,...

Stuart Pearce is back at West Ham United as a coach.

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Former Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan has stated on social networking site Twitter that West Ham United are getting a top man in Stuart Pearce.

Pearce has been appointed as an assistant to manager David Moyes at West Ham.

The 55-year-old former England international defender played for the Hammers from 1999 until 2001.

The former Newcastle United defender has also managed Manchester City and Nottingham Forest.

Former Palace chairman Jordan has praised Pearce on Twitter.

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.

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Pearce is a good coach and a good manager, and him being in Moyes’s coaching set-up can only be a positive going forward.

The Hammers are struggling in the Premier League at the moment and are shipping in more goals than they should.

The presence of Pearce in the coaching set-up is going to help the team defend better and improve at the back as the season progresses.

West Ham will return to action on Sunday when they take on Watford away from home at Vicarage Road in the Premier League.

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