Wolverhampton Wanderers to seek Premier League manager

Mick McCarthy
© PA Photos
Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly narrow down their search for a new manager by just considering coaches with Premier League experience.

Wolverhampton Wanderers are understood to have gone back to their original plan of appointing a new manager with Premier League experience.

The West Midlands club have been in pursuit of a new boss following their decision to sack Mick McCarthy last week.

While Alan Curbishley was the favourite to clinch the position, it is believed that the former West Ham United boss has turned down the chance to take over at Molineux.

Despite reported advances to Brighton & Hove Albion coach Gus Poyet and Reading boss Brian McDermott, it is believed that Wolves are only considering manager's with top flight experience, according to sportinglife.com.

Former Sunderland boss Steve Bruce was also a contender for the position but it is thought that the 51-year-old will also reject the job.

Steve Bruce
Read Next:
Bruce ready to reject Wolves
>


Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton32208454262868
2Newcastle UnitedNewcastle31213760253566
3Huddersfield TownHuddersfield3119484235761
4Reading3218684741660
5Leeds UnitedLeeds331841145341158
6Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds32177841301158
7Norwich CityNorwich331561258471151
8Fulham311310852371549
9Barnsley33147125147449
10Preston North EndPreston331310104440449
11Derby CountyDerby31138103629747
12Cardiff CityCardiff33136144547-245
13Ipswich TownIpswich331011123441-741
14Birmingham CityBirmingham331010133448-1440
15Brentford31107144445-137
16Queens Park RangersQPR32107153445-1137
17Aston Villa31812113036-636
18Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest33106174658-1236
19Wolverhampton WanderersWolves3198143842-435
20Burton Albion3297163346-1334
21Bristol City3195174246-432
22Wigan AthleticWigan3279162938-930
23Blackburn RoversBlackburn3178163649-1329
24Rotherham UnitedRotherham3345243073-4317