Andy Carroll has thrown his considerable weight behind Slaven Bilic declaring “I 100 per cent want him to stay.”
Aaron Cresswell had earlier spoken of the dressing room having given Slav total support and now AC has spoken in the most glowing terms of Slav as a man and a manager.
Carroll said: “He is very good, especially at man-management and likes to talk with the players. The training is brilliant and he has great confidence in the players.
“I like the way he talks to me and the way he installs confidence. When I have been injured he is the first one to come to me and say ‘don’t worry – we will do this right next time’ and always trying something new to help the players.
“He still knows what it is like to be a player. He arrives in the morning and even though there is a staff table in the canteen, he will come and have breakfast with the players. He will sit and chat with us.
“After training we could be sitting in the sauna and he will come in and sit with us. He is just like one of the players and will just chat away which is good.
“I would 100 per cent want him to stay. He is a great manager and all the players think the same way. I don’t think there is any player in the changing room who would think any other way.”
Don’t think there is any doubt that the players love Slaven, no unrest in the changing room for sure. His popularity with the fans is high too. And despite what the moaners say the board like Slaven and will not want to kick him out with a year left in his contract. So it’s all in Slavens hands then really isn’t it? Come on Slaven ride the love.
I’m going to make a prediction. We will now go unbeaten till the end of the season. Then, like Leicester did, we will carry that forward into season 2017/18 and win the premiership. COYIs
Maybe you meant that the opposition will remain unbeaten when they play us