Tony Pulis has been appointed as Sheffield Wednesday supervisor, the Championship membership has confirmed.
The previous Stoke City and Middlesbrough boss was the bookmakers’ favorite for the emptiness since Garry Monk was axed earlier this week.
It’s understood the Owls needed to work onerous to persuade Pulis this was the suitable transfer for him, who had reservations over taking the put up.
However Wednesday’s pitch was sufficient with the Welshman agreeing to take the reins at Hillsborough.
talkSPORT understands that plenty of different managers reportedly within the operating for the job, together with Paul Prepare dinner, by no means even heard from the Championship facet.
Wednesday chairman, Dejphon Chansiri, revealed earlier on this week that ‘many managers’ had utilized for the vacant place.
Chatting with Jim White on talkSPORT, the Owls chairman mentioned: “I wish to do the very best factor for the membership, it’s an incredible membership… We’d like time to consider it.
“I feel (we have to rent any individual) as quickly as attainable. Really there are various managers who’ve despatched affords, so we have to have a look at it and see who’s the very best.
“Each supervisor is nice and has good expertise and skill, however I can select only one. So I’ll attempt to decide on the very best I can select for the time being.”