Tony Pulis is the latest Premier League managerial casualty, becoming the fifth head coach to leave his post since the start of the 2017-18 season after a string of uninspiring results with West Brom.
English top flight stalwarts Alan Pardew and Nigel Pearson have been tipped for the job, while Sam Allardyce may also be called upon to rescue the Baggies’ season.
Herein lies the issue with top-flight English management: jobs change hands frequently, but the pool of choices for replacements is deliberately kept very limited. It’s generally a small number of British managers between the ages of 50 and 70 that will get the mid-season call to pick up the reigns.
Why aren’t British clubs bringing up talent from the lower tiers, or taking a chance of prodigious talent from overseas?
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