West Ham United Football Club have appointed former player Slaven Bilic as the club’s new manager.
The Croatian, who played for the London club for one year between 1996 and 1997, will replace former manager Sam Allardyce.
Bilic, who managed the Croatian national team for 6 years, left Besiktas last month.
“West Ham United are delighted to announce the appointment of Slaven Bilic as the club’s new manager,” read a statement on their official website.
“The 46-year-old will become the 15th full-time manager in the Hammers’ 120-year history, returning to the club he played for 54 times, on a three-year contract.”