TONY PULIS has been sacked by West Brom.
The Baggies are only a level away from the relegation zone and haven’t received a match since August 22 – a run of 11 matches in all competitions.
West Brom chairman John Williams stated in a press release: “These choices are by no means taken frivolously however at all times within the pursuits of the membership.
“We’re in a outcomes enterprise and over the again finish of final season and this season thus far, ours have been very disappointing.
“We wish to place on document our appreciation of Tony’s contribution and arduous work throughout a interval of transition for the membership which included a change of possession.
“We want him properly in his future endeavours.”
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Pulis had received simply THREE Premier League matches since February.
Assistant boss Gary Megson, who was West Brom boss between 2000 and 2004, will take cost at The Hawthorns till additional discover.
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Pulis is alleged to have clashed with director of soccer Nicky Hammond, with the signing of Jay Rodriguez a bone of rivalry.
Pulis wished the Southampton man – who has scored simply two objectives since becoming a member of for £12million – whereas Hammond was eager on former Watford striker Odion Ighalo.
The Nigerian finally moved to the Chinese language Tremendous League.
The newest defeat got here on Saturday, a hapless efficiency in opposition to Champions Chelsea at dwelling.
West Brom have been smashed Four-Zero by the Blues, their fourth defeat in a row.
The loss was watched by Chinese language proprietor Guochuan Lai, who reduce a depressing determine within the stands.
Pulis spent almost £50million in the summertime to enhance a squad that completed 10th final season.
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- He was common supervisor of Palm Eco-City Growth Firm Restricted for greater than 20 years
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- Lai stepped down in 2014 to concentrate on non-public investments
- His wealth has been estimated as no less than £2.8billion
- Lai spent round £200million to purchase West Brom, with the takeover accomplished in September 2016
However the brand new signings – Jay Rodriguez, Kieran Gibbs and Gareth Barry amongst them – have did not impress.
Northern Eire boss Michael O’Neill is the favorite to take over from Pulis, with Sam Allardyce, Nigel Pearson and Alan Pardew all believed to be within the working.
A SunSport ballot over the weekend discovered 74 per cent of readers thought it will be an excellent resolution to sack the previous Stoke and Crystal Palace boss.
Pulis took over at The Hawthorns in January 2015, after his shock resolution to depart Crystal Palace on the eve of the 2014-15 season.
West Brom have been struggling below Alan Irvine, who had been their fourth supervisor in 12 months.
Pulis led West Brom to security that season, ending 14th, then 13th in 2015-16.
Final season the membership loved a comparatively robust begin and have been pushing for a spot in Europe -but picked up simply two factors within the closing three months of the season.
The poor type carried over into final season, leaving Pulis with simply three Premier League wins in his final 24 matches stretching again to the tip of February.