The Baggies board axed Moore last week after the 1-1 draw with Ipswich, even though they were fourth in the Championship standings with just 10 games to play.
Caretaker boss James Shan won his first game in charge on Wednesday against Swansea, and seems poised to be in the hotseat once again this weekend when West Brom travel to Brentford.
West Brom fans are surely angry with the fact that Mark Jenkins is yet to hire Moore’s successor, even though a club statement last week said that the board wants to hire a new manager as soon as possible.
That win against Swansea bought the board time, but supporters should be fed up by the rate at which West Brom go through managers.
Burke was signed in the summer of 2017, and since then he has played for Tony Pulis, Gary Megson, Alan Pardew and Moore, and when he returns to The Hawthorns after his loan at Celtic, there should be another new man in charge.
The Scotland international’s comments this week have surely summed up how many West Brom fans are feeling about the situation right now.
“It is out of my hands at the minute because I am a West Brom player so we have to see what happens in the summer. I am not too sure at the minute how it really stands. It almost changes everything again with a new manager coming in… seems to happen a lot with me,” he said, as quoted by the Birmingham Mail.
“Wherever I go there seems to be a new manager coming in which is just my luck. It would be nice to find a club where the manager actually stays.”
It is a confusing time for West Brom.
No one knows for sure what division they will be in next season. No one knows who will be in charge next season. No one knows what the playing squad will look like with contracts and loans expiring.
You have to feel for Burke who was signed at Celtic by Brendan Rodgers, who has since quit for Leicester and been replaced by Neil Lennon.
Maybe he is cursed? Or maybe Jenkins and the West Brom board need to ditch their haphazard short-term planning, and instead look at someone who can bring stability for years to come, whether it be in the Championship or the Premier League.