Former West Ham manager Slaven Bilic is struggling in Saudi Abriba with only one win in nine games. Bilic was named as the new manager of Saudi Arabian side Al-Ittihad in late September but has lost six of his nine games in charge, drawing another two.
Al-Ittihad, who have won the Saudi Pro League on eight occasions are now second from bottom on six points some eights points off the club third from bottom. Al-Ittihad currently plays in the Saudi Professional League opened their 2018-19 campaign with three losses and one draw in four games.
The club sacked former Argentina international Ramon Diaz – who managed Oxford United in 2004-05 – after their poor start and replaced him with Bilic on a three-year contract. It remains to be seen how patient the board of Al-Ittihad will be with Bilic’s current form but with the gap widening the Croatian manager could be facing the boot.