Pulis admitted to ClaretandHugh in an exclusive interview last night that he hopes that’s the case declaring: “It should be the way when a new man arrives.
“The Hammers have done brilliantly this season and Sam has done a terrific job – they are a real test for any team. It’s going to be very hard for us.
“I have had nothing to do with the preparation for the team for this match but I would hope and expect my presence in the stands will make a difference!”
Meanwhile Baggies star James Morrison has indicated the squad members are playing for their futures saying: “It’s a fresh start and whoever comes in might have their eyes on the game. You’ve got to impress the new head coach to get in the team.