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Sport Joseph Masi's Valerien Ismael development has got lots of West Brom fans talking

05:15  24 june  2021
05:15  24 june  2021 Source:   footballtransfertavern.com

‘Would be some coup’ – West Brom eye 45-year-old as manager search heats up: The verdict

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West Bromwich Albion are set to announce Barnsley manager Valerien Ismael as their new boss today [Joseph Masi, Express and Star].

Ismael © Provided by Transfer Tavern Ismael

Ending months of speculation, the Baggies are set to bring their hunt for a new head coach to an end after Sam Allardyce departed the Hawthorns last month [Independent].

The West Midlands club are believed to have paid around £2 million in total to buy Ismael out of his contract, whilst the 45-year-old and the Baggies hierarchy are said to have taken the last day to iron out backroom arrangements [Express and Star].

Michael Appleton was also heavily in the frame for the position in recent days, however the former Bayern Munich man has emerged as the preferred candidate [Lincolnshire Live].

'Something positive finally', 'Let's go' - Many West Brom fans buzzing over latest manager claim

  'Something positive finally', 'Let's go' - Many West Brom fans buzzing over latest manager claim West Brom fans have been reacting to the club’s latest managerial update as their search for a new manager continues. John Percy, Midlands football reporter for the Telegraph, posted on Twitter announcing that West Brom want Barnsley manager Valérien Ismaël as their new head coach. West Brom fans replied to the tweet with their thoughts […]John Percy, Midlands football reporter for the Telegraph, posted on Twitter announcing that West Brom want Barnsley manager Valérien Ismaël as their new head coach.

In light of this development, no wonder loads of West Bromwich Albion diehards took to Twitter to express their opinion on the latest news.

Baggies fans react:

Replying to the Express and Star Twitter page, here is how some WBA fans summarized their feelings on Ismael:

“Today is Wednesday 23rd June 2021. Also known as Valérien Ismaël day. #WBA”

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“The longest countdown in history …..99….98….97 #wba”
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“That means probably Monday then”
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“So hopefully in 14 weeks time we can look at signing players for the season ahead. WBA don’t like to work quickly do they”
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“It will be announced today!”
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“Hurry up”
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In other news, a former England international warns a potential West Brom managerial target about a key issue at the club.

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West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Sam Johnstone is expected to leave The Hawthorns this summer. What’s the talk? That’s according to a Joesph Masi report in the Express & Star, which relayed the comments made by Valerien Ismael in his first press conference as the new West Brom manager. One of the major topics of conversation […]That’s according to a Joesph Masi report in the Express & Star, which relayed the comments made by Valerien Ismael in his first press conference as the new West Brom manager.

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