The boss had held talks with the Baggies following their relegation from the Premier League and will leave after Sunday’s finale at Leeds.
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The interest was generated when Slaven Bilic was still the Baggies manager.
It was Big Sam’s first point in charge since replacing Slaven Bilic in the Baggies hotseat earlier this month.
The Reds are four points clear at the summit following last weekend’s 7-0 hammering of Crystal Palace, but in Sam Allardyce they face the last visiting manager to come away with a league victory at Anfield.
While the home side sit three points adrift of safety, Villa head into the West Midlands derby in 11th position after a goalless draw against Burnley earlier this week.
The 66-year-old, who has been out of the game for two and a half years, has signed an 18-month contract, which is understood to have a break clause next summer.
The 52-year-old Croatian’s sacking comes with the side 19th in the table but on the back of an encouraging 1-1 draw with Manchester City on Tuesday
The Baggies ended their winless run with a 1-0 victory at fellow strugglers Sheffield United, but they remain inside the relegation zone heading into the weekend.
West Bromwich Albion welcome Sheffield United to The Hawthorns tonight in a battle between the Premier League’s bottom two.
The full-back, who made his top-flight debut for Chelsea in 2016, scored his first Premier League goal, a thunderous left-footed strike into the top corner, to help the Cottagers on their way to a comfortable 2-0 win over Slaven Bilic’s West Brom.
Meanwhile, the Baggies travel to the South Coast as one of four clubs who are still looking for their first win in the Premier League this season.
The point for Slaven Bilic’s side was enough to ensure second-place in England’s second tier after rivals Brentford blew their chance by losing 2-1 at home to lowly Barnsley.
West Brom looked rusty on their return to action after a three-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with their profligacy in front of goal proving costly
West Bromwich Albion have appointed former Croatia and West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic as their new head coach on a two-year deal, the Championship side said on Thursday.
“It seems to me that it is not sufficiently recognised the weight of our group and especially the negativity of the schedule. We have a difficult group and the worst possible match schedule,” Bilić told Sportske Novosti.
Moyes quickly emerged as the favourite to replace the Croatian manager having previously expressed his interest in the job, and the club have now confirmed the Scot’s appointment.
The Croatian was summoned to showdown talks with co-owners David Sullivan, David Gold and vice chairman Karren Brady at the club’s Rush Green training ground.
West Ham’s early solidity was undone by some very sloppy defending as Liverpool countered from a Hammers corner to open the scoring on 21 minutes
Everton’s Ronald Koeman became the third managerial casualty of the Premier League season on Monday.
Last season’s edition of the fixture all but ended Tottenham’s hopes of winning the Premier League title, and the North Londoners will be after revenge against their struggling hosts this weekend