West Brom boss has announced that he will part ways with the club at the end of the season.
has officially informed the club that he will leave at the end of the current campaign.
Allardyce said in a statement:
"West Bromwich Albion made me a generous offer to stay at The Hawthorns that shows the commitment of an ambitious club. After serious consideration, I have decided not to accept that offer."
The 66-year-old talked to
after yesterday’s 3-1 loss to West Ham, explaining why he decided to part ways with the Baggies.
The Englishman said:
"For me, it is a long-term prospect for somebody more than me. I am, as you always say, a man that comes and saves a club, a man who is short term. I am happy with that. That is my life for the last few years.
"I think it needs someone to take the club by the scruff of the neck and take them up. I thank the club for the opportunity to stay and I'd like to thank the fans cheering us on tonight."