WEST HAM have drawn up a four-man shortlist to replace under-fire David Moyes, reports suggest.
That includes two “dream appointments” in Thomas Tuchel and Mauricio Pochettino.
The Hammers haven’t won any of their last eight Premier League matches, of which they have only managed two points, and dropped to the relegation zone after Saturday’s 1-0 loss at Wolves.
According to the Telegraph, the East Londoners prefer to give Moyes more time due to his superb work ever since his return in 2019 as he guided them out of relegation struggle and into Europe.
However, Saturday’s showdown against fellow strugglers Everton at the London Stadium will be crucial for the 59-year-old’s future.
That is why West Ham chiefs are already thinking ahead and have come with four potential replacements for the dugout.
Tuchel and Pochettino pose as the hierarchy’s biggest challenges in their search for long-term appointments.
But the powers that be feel like both the ex-Chelsea boss and the former Tottenham manager are currently out of reach.
That is why West Ham are also considering short-term appointments to guide them out of the danger zone.
The two other options are former Liverpool, Newcastle, Chelsea and Everton manager Rafa Benitez as well as ex-Wolves and Tottenham boss Nuno Espirito Santo.
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However, it is understood neither Nuno nor Benitez are popular options among the West Ham fans.
Tuchel, Pochettino and Benitez are free agents after their departure from Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain and Everton respectively.
Nuno, however, is currently managing Al-Ittihad in Saudi Arabia.