Five reasons sacking Bilic would be a mistake for West Ham

There’s no escapeĀ from it – West Ham’s start to the season has been horrible.

They are third from bottom after losing four of their first five Premier League games this season and only Stoke and Sunderland have fared worse than the East Londoners.

They narrowly beat Accrington Stanley the other night but were actually outplayed by their League two opposition for long periods during the match.

The new London Stadium has had its troubles, too. There is a problem between those fans who want to stand and those who want to sit being put next to one another. With Chelsea coming to town in the next round of the EFL Cup, there could well be more trouble.

West Ham need to get their act together this season but turning their back on Slaven Bilic is not the way to go about it.

They had a wonderful season last year and finished seventh. They need to show faith with their enigmatic Croatian boss and here’s why: