Sam Allardyce has had ‘no contact’ from West Brom over manager job, but hints move ‘may be a possibility’

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BIG SAM RETURNS?

Big Sam responds to latest reports of a potential return to management

Sam Allardyce has told talkSPORT he has had NO CONTACT from West Bromwich Albion over becoming their new manager, amid the latest links with a return to coaching.

However, the former England boss admits a move to take over at the Hawthorns is ‘a possibility’.

Sam Allardyce is now favourite to be the next West Brom boss

Big Sam has emerged as a strong favourite to succeed Darren Moore, who was axed on March 9, as the Baggies’ next permanent boss.

Allardyce admits he was surprised by Moore’s departure, given West Brom sit fourth in the Championship table, but has admitted he has received no word from the club over becoming his replacement… yet.

Speaking on Tuesday’s Sports Breakfast, Big Sam said: “Who is it now? West Brom?

“I have had no contact from West Brom, I can assure you that. I don’t know where this has come from.

“I was surprised, with the position they’re in, that Darren lost his job. It’s strange, fourth in the table and pushing for promotion?

Darren Moore was sacked by West Brom earlier this month

Darren Moore was sacked by West Brom earlier this month

“Do I want the job?

“It’s not a question if I want the job, it’s whether the club contact me and my agent, say what the position is, what they want me to do, what they expect me to do and what I think I’m capable of doing for West Brom.

“If it all gets to that stage and if everybody is comfortable with that, it may be a possibility.”



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