Arnautovic believes he let Bilic down

first_imgHis former West Ham United manager was sacked after a bad run in the English Premier League and the Austrian feels responsible for itSlaven Bilic spent only two years with West Ham United.The coach was sacked last November after defeats piled up for his team.And for Austrian footballer Marko Arnautovic, he and his teammates should have done more to help their manager.“People were hammering me,” Arnautovic told reporters was quoted by Four Four Two.“They said I didn’t track back. I watched the video and I tracked back.”“I was always with my full-back. People expected more because I came here for a lot of money. I needed to do some special things,” he added.Roberto Firmino, LiverpoolVirgil van Dijk praises Roberto Firmino after Liverpool’s win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Virgil van Dijk hailed team-mate Roberto Firmino after coming off the bench to inspire Liverpool to a 3-1 comeback win against Newcastle United.“It would be harsh to say he [Bilic] was sacked because of me. Maybe there were a couple of occasions when I let him down.”“I have a lot of respect for Slaven. I love him as a human being and as a coach. I let him down a little bit and I think he thought that as well,” Arnautovic continued.“When he saw me playing as a striker and scoring goals, it wasn’t easy for him.”When your striker sprints 50 yards to make sure the ball goes out of play and stop the opposition from breaking… ?— West Ham United (@WestHamUtd) September 19, 2018last_img