New West Bromwich Albion boss Valerien Ismael wants Barnsley captain Alex Mowatt to be the first signing of his tenure at The Hawthorns, according to The Athletic. Ismael shocked many by leading the Tykes to the play-offs last term but it was announced yesterday that he has left Oakwell after less than a year in charge, taking over the Baggies as Sam Allardyce’s permanent successor.
Chris Wilder would have only taken the West Brom job if he was guaranteed full control, claims the club’s former midfielder Carlton Palmer. Wilder was thought to be the leading candidate to replace Sam Allardyce before the Baggies turned to Valerien Ismael, with the Mirror previously reporting that the 53-year-old was close to being appointed as manager.
West Bromwich Albion have appointed Barnsley boss Valerien Ismael as their new head coach on a four-year contract. The Frenchman, who took the Tykes to the Championship play-offs last season, has replaced Sam Allardyce in the Hawthorns hot-seat. Albion have agreed an undisclosed compensation package with Barnsley for the former Wolfsburg and LASK manager.
West Brom have appointed Valerien Ismael as the club's new head coach. The 45-year-old has signed a four-year contract at The Hawthorns after Albion agreed a compensation package with Barnsley. Ismael succeeds Sam Allardyce after he stepped down at the end of last season after failing to keep West Brom in the Premier League.
Valerien Ismael has officially been appointed as the new head coach of West Bromwich Albion. The 45-year-old has signed a four-year contract at The Hawthorns after Albion agreed a compensation package with Barnsley. Ismael succeeds Sam Allardyce after he stepped down at the end of last season after failing to keep West Brom in the Premier League.
West Brom announce Valerien Ismael as successor to Sam Allardyce with Frenchman signing four-year deal at the Hawthorns after compensation package was agreed with fellow Championship side Barnsley
A compensation deal worth £2m was agreed between West Brom and Barnsley The 45-year-old Frenchman impressed in the Championship last season His appointment ends a drawn-out process to find Sam Allardyce's successor The Baggies are seeking immediate promotion back to the Premier League West Brom have announced Valerien Ismael as their new head coach, with the Frenchman succeeding Sam Allardyce at the Hawthorns.
French coach has joined West Bromwich Albion as the club's new head coach following the departure of Sam Allardyce has agreed to become West Bromwich Albion's new head coach. French coach Ismael replaces Sam Allardyce in The Hawthorns hotseat after a £2million compensation package was agreed with Barnsley over the weekend.
Former West Bromwich Albion midfielder and pundit Carlton Palmer has questioned why his former side didn’t follow through with their interest in old Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder earlier in the summer, as he spoke to Football Fancast. The 53-year-old was on the Baggies shortlist and despite strong links between the two parties, the potential move fell through and since then, the club has been unable to find a successor for Sam Allardyce who left at the end of May.
It seemed a sensible decision by Crystal Palace to allow a 30-year-old Patrick van Aanholt to leave for nothing but after impressing for the Netherlands at the Euros, that decision may come back to haunt them according to Carlton Palmer. Van Aanholt has often divided opinions during his time at Selhurst Park with his mistakes and inability to defend effectively, often being overlooked because of how good he was going for, which makes it no surprise that he has been such a force at the Netherlands as a left wing-back.
The decision not to hire Chris Wilder was a strange one, former West Brom midfielder Carlton Palmer has told Football FanCast. Wilder looked close to being named Sam Allardyce’s successor, with the Mirror reporting at the end of May that the 53-year-old was the Baggies’ No.1 choice.
Former West Bromwich Albion midfielder Carson Palmer has warned that not replacing director of football Luke Dowling could be bad news for Valerien Ismael, who appears set to be announced as the club’s new manager. The Express & Star has reported that West Brom have agreed to pay Barnsley the full £2 million compensation to prize Ismael away from them, while with contract talks having been held over the past 24 hours it is likely the appointment will be announced today.
WBA reporter Joseph Chapman has taken a look at the key tasks awaiting incoming Baggies boss West Brom are on the verge of announcing as their new manager. The Frenchman will arrive from Championship rivals Barnsley, after the clubs agreed a compensation package that will transfer Ismael from Oakwell to The Hawthorns.
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Former West Brom midfielder Carlton Palmer has warned Valerien Ismael that there is a huge issue with how the club is being run right now. Ismael is close to succeeding Sam Allardyce as West Brom manager, with BBC Sport reporting that the Midlands outfit have met a compensation clause in the Barnsley boss’ contract.
Sheffield United's promotion rivals West Brom 'close' to appointing Barnsley's Valérien Ismaël as new boss
Valérien Ismaël, the Barnsley manager, is understood to be close to being unveiled as the new manager of Sheffield United’s Championship rivals West Bromwich Albion manager after talks between the two clubs over levels compensation progressed over the weekend. Ismaël, the French manager who earned rave reviews after leading Barnsley to the Championship play-offs last season, emerged as the leading candidate for the Hawthorns role after Chris Wilder and David Wagner were not appointed.
West Brom have agreed compensation with Barnsley for manager Valerien Ismael. The Daily Mail says compensation of around £2million has been agreed with his club Barnsley and talks were held over the weekend. The 45-year old Frenchman has been in demand following an impressive debut season in the Championship with Barnsley which saw them narrowly miss out on promotion.
West Brom will back new boss Valerien Ismael in the transfer market, with the recruitment team targeting four new additions as the club prepare for life back in the Championship. After a lengthy search for Sam Allardyce’s successor, the Baggies have finally made progress, with a deal for the Barnsley boss thought to be very close.