The Premier League may be a results-based business but top flight survival through attritional football hasn’t earned Sam Allardyce to many allies at Upton Park.

The West Ham faithful have made their discontent felt on numerous occasions this season, perhaps most noticeably after a league match with Hull City back in March. Despite coming away with a 2-1 victory, the Boleyn ground exploded into a chorus of boos and jeers, aimed specifically at Allardyce and his long-ball tactics.

The Hammers fanbase is calling for change, and resultantly the East Londoners have been linked with a number of managers ahead of next season, including the likes of Harry Redknapp and Michael Laudrup.

But with the current West Ham squad so intensely geared towards Allardyce’s unique style of play, changes in the dugout will undoubtedly lead to significant changes in playing personnel.

And with that in mind, here’s a list of SIX players who won’t survive regime change at Upton Park


Jussi Jaaskelainen