West Ham claimed as eyeing Championship manager


By Simon Leyland

Pundit Paul Merson has claimed that Vincent Kompany is in the running to take over from David Moyes.

The Burnley manager has had a stellar season, 11 points clear and have already clinched promotion with seven games to spare. The 36 year old Dutchman is surely destined to better things.

On Sky Sports Soccer Saturday he said

“If West Ham come calling for Vincent Kompany, does he go to West Ham? What are Burnley going to do when they go up? In management, you have got to make hay whilst the sun shines. We see when they went to Manchester City the other week and got beat by six. I know Manchester City can beat anybody six. After ten games in the Premier League with Burnley, they could go – West Ham is a big club. But I am thinking right now.”

Yes, he has had a great season with Burnley, but there is a massive leap from the Championship to the Premier League.

Also he has had everything go his way, he has yet to suffer the trials and tribulations of a team performing poorly.

Don`t get me wrong he is doing very well, but in the wild and wacky world of West Ham- I fear that he would be out of his depth.

Beyond that the Hammers board will be hoping and believing that following the second away win of the season at Fulham they may have been right in keeping Moyes going …they may be right, for the time being at least.

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