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Is there a role for Bilic?

Is there a role for Bilic?

So, Pompey have confirmed Avram Grant as our next manager - with him taking over in an official managers role when his work permit is 'upgraded'.

This appointment was ALWAYS likely to be the case although today Slaven Bilic, at least his representative Rudi Vata, was not ruling out Pompey - this talk seemed to come far too late, or did it?

The Croatia manager was 'linked' with Pompey over the summer but was 'committed' to Croatia, although the words coming from his 'representative' were Bilic 'wouldn't be put off by Portsmouth's position' even though 'no concrete news on Portsmouth' had come through.

With Grant getting the job it would seem that Bilic arriving is dead in the water...

Although, sky sports seem to think this 'might not' necessarily be the case?

They say: 'there have been suggestions that Pompey would then look to bring in a head coach to work under Grant, with Bilic among the names in the frame.'

And Bilic is 'said' to be studying job offers from around Europe, having turned down the Scotland job - then again who would not do that!

To be honest I would be very surprised if Bilic came in to work alongside, well under Grant really - if for no other reason than a financial one - although I would not be against this at all...

Like I say though it is not going to happen, right?

PLAY UP POMPEY!


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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Thursday November 26 2009
Time: 12:00PM

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yh i think he would be a good assistantt to avram.
PompeyFcMad
26/11/2009 12:09:00
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Yes, Yes, yes...get him in alongside Avram.
bluedr
26/11/2009 12:15:00
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Rug .. you are right .. It is not gonna happen !
Chix
26/11/2009 12:24:00
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would be brilliant, we'd actually have some charisma for a start lol but the chances of it happening are stupidly slim so i won't be getting my hopes up
pompeym@
26/11/2009 12:25:00
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would be great ! but can we afford him as well as avram and aswell as paying hart off. that would be near to 10million on wages spent why didnt we spend this on a striker !
pompeyhussler
26/11/2009 12:38:00
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Not going to happen, we couldn't even get Gary Mac in.
stillthewhizz
26/11/2009 13:07:00
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Suddenly we are rich? What's happened to the transfer embargo? If it's lifted let AG spend money on decent strikers.
PFCblue
26/11/2009 13:29:00
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Dream on......there's a chance alright. No Chance. Grant's not a hands on coach though so he's gonna need someone on the shop floor I guess. Who???? here we go again.
cornypomp
26/11/2009 13:57:00
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When Grant was here last time the players nicknamed him 'The man from the BBC' due to his limited involvement in coaching... BBC stood for Balls, Bibs and Cones.. His contribution to training was to put them out and (afterwards) put them away again... Think we need a No2 .. but still can't see it being Bilic
Chix
26/11/2009 17:57:00
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Bilic is a quality manager, and I am a massive fan of him as you well know. I said back in February that Bilic should take over, and quite frankly I think that getting him in will be KEY to our survival. I can just see him running out to the technical area at Fratton screaming his head off......get him now!!
PFCGino
26/11/2009 18:57:00
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