West Ham United are now mathematically safe and will be playing Premier League football next season.

Survival was clinched with an emphatic 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at The London Stadium last Friday night.

Now that there is more certainty surrounding West Ham’s future, decisions can be made on our future beyond the end of the season.

This includes the future of Slaven Bilic.

Much speculation has surrounded the future of the Croatian after a disappointing second season with West Ham.

When he joined in summer 2015, Bilic penned a three year deal in East London and he will be entering the final year of his contract next season – if he is still here.

This will alert some clubs who are looking to appoint a new manager on the cheap.

With plenty of speculation surrounding the future of Slaven Bilic, I look at five reasons why we should keep him as our manager and offer him a new contract in the summer…