Chris Powell will be thrown in to the deep end as Huddersfield Town boss with three games in a week to kick off his tenure.
The Terriers play at home to Middlesborough on Saturday, Wigan on Tuesday and away against Yorkshire rivals Leeds United next week.
After offering him a game, Powell told Chris Dawkes he was only looking as far ahead as the next game:
As new Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell prepares to take charge of his first game, ITV Calendar's sports reporter Chris Dawkes asked him if he would be making any moves in the loan market.
Powell's response wasn't exactly what Chris was expecting:
The former Charlton manager Chris Powell has been unveiled as the new man in charge at Huddersfield Town.
The Terriers, who've been without a manager since Mark Robins left 3 weeks ago, are struggling in the Championship with just one win in their opening 5 league games. Chris Dawkes reports.
Fans of Huddersfield Town have welcomed the appointment of Chris Powell as the club's new boss.
The former Charlton man takes over from Mark Robins who quit after this season's opening game.
Former Charlton Athletic manager and England international Chris Powell has arrived in Huddersfield as the club look increasingly likely to appoint him as successor to Mark Robins.
It is reported that Huddersfield Town are close to appointing former Charlton Athletic boss Chris Powell as their new manager.
Former boss Mark Robins resigned after a 4-0 loss in Town's season opener against Bournemouth.
Chris Powell profile:
- Scored six goals in 667 appearances for clubs including Watford, Charlton, West Ham and Derby.
- Made five appearances for England.
- Was Leicester's caretaker boss for one game, a 3-0 win against Scunthorpe after the sacking of Paulo Sousa in 2010.
- 14 January 2011 appointed Charlton manager gaining promotion back to the Championship as League One winners 2012
- Finished ninth in the 2012-2013 Championship, three points off play-offs.
- Sacked by Charlton owner Roland Duchâtelet on 11 March 2014, with the Addicks bottom of the league.