World Cup-profitable coach Luiz Felipe Scolari hinted he has acquired an offer to exchange Alan Pardew as West Brom supervisor and their impending relegation to the Championship won’t put him off.
West Brom introduced Pardew’s exit “by mutual consent” on Monday, with the fifty six-yr-previous presiding over a disastrous run which has left them wanting certainties for relegation.
Pardew was solely in cost for 4 months after changing Tony Pulis in November and a streak of eight successive Premier League defeats proved sufficient for the membership’s hierarchy to provide him the boot, with West Brom 10 factors adrift of security six video games from the top of the season.
And Scolari – a World Cup winner with Brazil in 2002 – hinted that West Brom have approached him, claiming a present Premier League membership that could be within the second tier subsequent time period have made him an offer.
Chatting with Omnisport, Scolari stated: “I like [the Premier League] a lot. I all the time look [at the Premier League] once I’m within the media world, as a result of I really like the Premier League, and perhaps subsequent yr I’m within the Premier League.
“No, sorry, the second division [Championship]. I’ve gives and I attempt to perceive what they need. That is my state of affairs at the second, as a result of I say to my household; ‘three months I keep Brazil – January, February, March.’ In April, perhaps I’m going outdoors [Brazil] once more.
“And I’ve an offer from the second division in England. They’re within the Premier League now, however I feel that they go right down to the second division.
“And within the second division, in case you have a undertaking for 2 years, [that’s] OK, if not then I keep outdoors.
“Perhaps I settle for, as a result of I’ve gives within the United Arab Emirates and China – I have to assume. However England is implausible.”
1 – Alan Pardew is the primary supervisor in Premier League historical past to be sacked on Easter Monday. Unholy. pic.twitter.com/YtaUaV1KxB
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 2, 2018
When requested if being within the Championship can be an issue, Scolari was fast to spotlight that it’s a robust league.
“No, it isn’t an issue if it is first or second division, as a result of the second division in England is perhaps the [level of] first divisions in forty five different nations,” he stated.
“It isn’t an issue. If the challenge is right for the coach, it isn’t an issue.”
The sixty nine-yr-previous was most just lately employed by Guangzhou Evergrande, who he guided to 3 successive Chinese language Tremendous League titles, in addition to the AFC Champions League in 2015.