West Bromwich Albion podcaster Adrian Goldberg has been sharing his thoughts on the possibility of Nigel Pearson becoming the next Baggies manager should Slaven Bilic get sacked.
This comes after Goldberg recently co-hosted the latest episode of Baggies-themed podcast The Liquidator where he spoke about a number of topics concerning the Midlands club.
On the topic of a potential new manager that could be hired at The Hawthorns in the event Bilic gets the sack, Goldberg had this to say on the matter.
He said: “Can any manager realistically get more out of this bunch of players than Slaven Bilic has? And I would have to say, looking at it hard, yes, a manager could do that.
“I’m not particularly advocating let’s say for Nigel Pearson, who’ll be one of the names who is bandied around.
“But, I do know that if Nigel Pearson was Albion’s manager, they’d be a damn sight better organised than they are now, that just seems to me to be self-evident.”
Do you think Nigel Pearson would be a good appointment if Bilic is sacked?
Bilic was appointed as West Brom’s manager back in July 2019.
Since then, he has taken charge of 64 matches with the Baggies in which they have won 26, drawn 20 and lost 18 along the way (per Transfermarkt).
His current deal at The Hawthorns is set to expire at the end of June next year.
TIF Thoughts on Adrian Goldberg’s comments on Nigel Pearson…
Given how West Brom have only won one out of their first 12 Premier League games of the season, it comes as no surprise that it was reported that Bilic could get the sack if they failed to beat Newcastle United, as they did at the weekend.
In terms of Pearson, considering that he was sacked by his previous club Watford with two games remaining in the 2019/20 season, this doesn’t suggest that he would be the safest option to replace Bilic and get the Baggies out of trouble.