West Brom have appointed former Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson as their new head coach on a one-and-a-half-year deal.
The former Liverpool manager has been out of work for just over a month following his departure from Anfield in January
The 63-year-old succeeds Roberto di Matteo at the Hawthorns. Di Matteo was relieved of his duties and placed on gardening leave following Saturday’s 3-0 defeat at Manchester City.
A statement on the club’s official website read: “West Bromwich Albion are delighted to announce they have appointed Roy Hodgsonas the club’s new head coach.
“The 63-year-old former Inter Milan,Switzerland, Fulham and Liverpool boss has this morning committed himself to the club until June 2012.
“Michael Appleton, who was appointed caretaker head coach on Sunday after Roberto Di Matteo was relieved of his duties, will remain in charge for the West Ham game.”