Carlos Corberan: West Brom appoints manager


Carlos Corberan: West Brom appoints manager


Carlos Corberan becomes West Brom new head coach

West Bromwich Albion have appointed former Huddersfield Town and Olympiacos manager Carlos Corberan as their new head coach.

The 39-year-old has signed a two-and-a-half-year contract and will replace Steve Bruce, who was sacked after leaving the team in the relegation zone.

Corberan was Huddersfield’s head coach from July 2020 to July 2022. He guided the club to last season’s play-off final, losing to Nottingham Forest.

He resigned from his position as head coach of the Terriers in July and joined Olympiacos on August 1.

He was sacked 49 days later, after winning twice in eleven games.

West Brom said that Corberan would attend his first training session on Wednesday, with James Morrison and Gary Walsh joining as his backroom staff.

“Carlos is a coach of the highest quality, and I am delighted to welcome him to the club,” said West Brom CEO Ron Gourlay.

He added: “Carlos was in our thoughts from the very beginning of the recruitment process and our admiration of his qualities only grew on meeting him.

“He is a confident, enthusiastic and detailed coach, who is as determined as I am to bring success to The Hawthorns.

We share a belief that performances and results will improve under his guidance, and that significant time remains in the season for us to mount a serious assault on the Championship league table.

“I would like to thank our fans for their patience during what has been a frustrating start to the season. I am certain they will now throw their full support behind Carlos and the team as we work together to move forwards as a club.”

Carlos Corberan first match in charge will be on Saturday against 5th-place Sheffield United in a home match.