Jackett gets Wolves job

Wolverhampton Wanderers have appointed Kenny Jackett as their new Head Coach. Last season they were relegated from the Championship to League One.

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Wolves a "big challenge"

Kenny Jackett has become the fifth manager in 15 months, at Wolverhampton Wanderers. The 51-year-old has signed a 12-month rolling contract to replace Dean Saunders. Speaking of his appointment, he said he was very proud to be the head coach at Wolves.

"It's a big challenge to get the club back to where it wants to be. Every team will come to Wolves and treat it like a cup final. We have to be prepared for that."

– Kenny Jackett, Wolves Head Coach

Chief Executive, Jez Moxey was full of praise for his new appointment and accepted things had gone wrong in the past.

"I could spend all day talking about the mistakes we've made in recent months. We're a big club, but we're not too big to realise our mistakes."

– Jez Moxey, Wolves Chief Executive

Jackett will be talking to Director of Football, Kevin Thelwell about the future of the playing squad. With many players on big salaries,there will almost certainly be a clear out, before new names are brought in.

Wolves boss Jackett already has 'ideas for the squad'

New Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Kenny Jackett. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

New boss at Wolverhampton Wanderers, Kenny Jackett, today said he is proud to be Head Coach at a 'fantastic club', and that he already has 'ideas for the squad'.

He was announced as new Head Coach on Friday.

There is no news on whether Jackett will bring any staff with him, Wolves have announced. The club said he's going to assess what he's got before he makes any recommendations.

Wolves boss meets media

Wolverhampton Wanderers new boss Kenny Jackett has been meeting the media for the first time. He is on a 12 month rolling contract and will be the club's head coach, rather than manager.

However, he will still have the final say on which players are signed. He told ITV Central's Sports Correspondent Steve Clamp he expects to sell players when the transfer window opens. Jackett says he wants to recruit players who are "fit for purpose"


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