Carlos Corberan has been appointed West Brom’s new head coach.
The former Huddersfield boss, who will take his first coaching session on Wednesday, joins on a two-and-a-half-year deal to interchange Steve Bruce, who was sacked earlier this month.
The Baggies are second backside of the Sky Bet Championship after a dismal begin to the season.
Chief govt Ron Gourlay instructed the membership’s official web site: “Carlos is a coach of the highest quality and I am delighted to welcome him to the club.
“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.”
Corberan, whose backroom crew will embrace James Morrison and Gary Walsh, was obtainable following his sacking by Olympiacos after simply 11 video games final month having solely joined them in August.
The 39-year-old Spaniard give up Huddersfield in the summertime after guiding them to the play-off remaining, which they misplaced 1-0 to Nottingham Forest, after two years in Yorkshire.
Albion sit within the relegation zone, three factors from security, after successful simply two of their opening 16 video games. They host Sheffield United on Saturday earlier than welcoming Blackpool subsequent Tuesday.