Alan Pardew is the latest British manager to benefit from the Premier League’s proactive Brexit strategy. While the departure of Great Britain from the E.U will not occur until March, 2019, the Premier League is already ensuring that they will comply with tougher regulations on “non-nationals”. Pardew was considered unlikely to work in the top flight again after spells at Crystal Palace, Newcastle, Southampton etc ended disastrously. Roy Hodgson, David Moyes and Sam Allardyce are just some of the beneficiaries of this new strategy.
Paul Merson is understandably delighted at the recent pattern and took the opportunity to have another go at poor Marco Silva:
Big Sam getting the Everton job over some random foreign geezer is brilliant. Alan Pardew is a great coach who done a brilliant job at Newcastle with no moolah and then saved Palace from ruin. Hodgson and Moyes know England and English football inside out. They’ll be ready for rainy days at Stoke. Will Marco Silva? Don’t make me laugh.
Panic within the top clubs
The ‘Top 6’ teams in the Premier League now have contingency plans to replace their foreign managers. Klopp, Guardiola, Mourinho, Conte, Wenger and the Poch are anxiously looking at the development of average English coaches securing top jobs. Harry Reddknapp has apparently called Daniel Levy to give him his dog’s bank account details. While Eddie Howe has has hired an agent to deal with the enquiries about his availability.
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