MX23RW : Monday, July 26 04:30:10| >> :120:65602:65602:

David Wagner 'will not be new West Bromwich Albion manager'

David Wagner 'will not be new West Brom manager'
© Reuters
The former Huddersfield boss had held talks with West Brom over the job.

David Wagner will not be West Brom's new boss after the Baggies' managerial search took another twist.

The former Huddersfield manager was expected to take over at The Hawthorns but is now due to join Young Boys in Switzerland, the PA news agency understands.

Albion had turned to Wagner after a move for former Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder was vetoed by owner Guochuan Lai.

He had held talks with the club and had looked primed to lead their attempts to return to the Premier League.

Michael Appleton file photo
Michael Appleton is being linked with the Baggies (Richard Sellers/PA)

But Albion are now left to look again with Lincoln boss Michael Appleton and ex-Aberdeen chief Derek McInnes – both former players – possible options.

Wagner had been without a club since leave Schalke last September having guided them to 12th in 2019-20 in the Bundesliga after joining in May 2019.

The Baggies are looking for a new manager after Sam Allardyce's exit at the end of the season.

They dropped out of the Premier League, the first relegation of Allardyce's career, having won promotion from the Sky Bet Championship in 2020.

Allardyce replaced Slaven Bilic in December and his departure left Albion looking for their sixth manager in three years.

ID:450885:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:collect3188:

Click here for more stories about David Wagner

Click here for more stories about West Bromwich Albion

Collect / Create New Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Scotland manager Steve Clarke on March 31, 2021
Read Next:
On This Day: West Brom appoint Steve Clarke as new manager
>
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free daily transfer newsletter! Sent twice a day during the transfer window.
Read more about David Wagner Football

rhs 2.0
Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
ChinaChina61411
JapanJapan5106
United StatesUnited States42410
Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea2035
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia1427
19  Great BritainGreat Britain0112
Today's Olympic highlights header

Monday's key events


TRIATHLON
· Jonny Brownlee will look to make the most of his brother Alistair's absence as he goes for gold in the men's triathlon (10.30pm-1am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB get their campaign underway with two matches, against Canada and Japan (from 1.30am)

SWIMMING
· One of Team GB's biggest gold medal hopes, Adam Peaty, will take part in the 100m breaststroke final. (3.12am)
· Ariarne Titmus and Katie Ledecky go head to head for gold in the women's 400m freestyle final (3.20am)

DIVING
· Tom Daley and Matty Lee take part in the men's 10m synchro final (7am-8am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The men's team final takes place (11am)

> Today's schedule in full
Todays Game Header Right
Tables

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!