Slaven Bilic linked with West Ham on Match of the Day

Slaven Bilic was linked as a potential candidate to take over as manager of West Ham at the end of the season on Sunday’s edition of Match of the Day.

The Croatian manager is currently manager of Beşiktaş and still has a year left on his contract.

Bilic is joint second favourite to become the next West Ham manager according to bookmaker Betvictor.

The former Croatian national team head coach is also Paddypower’s second favourite to takeover at the Hammers

Bilic did however, recently deny being in talks with West Ham over a summer move to the Premier League.

“I do not know who keeps spreading the West Ham link but I can tell you I am not in talks with the club,” Bilic told Fanatik.

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The Beşiktaş manager has been closely linked with a move to England and was unbeaten at home against Premier League opposition in Europe this season.

The Black Eagles drew against Arsenal and beat Tottenham as well as Liverpool at the Atatürk Olympic stadium.

The Turkish giants are currently first in the Süper Lig following a 5-1 win over Kasımpaşa.