Wolves want to replace Paul Lambert with Aitor Karanka

by Jack Kitson / 16 May 2017, 10:27

Wolves have sacked head coach Paul Lambert and are considering lining up the former Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka as his replacement.

According to sources the Midlands club are looking for their fourth boss in 10 months after reportedly axing Lambert, who only took over at Molineux in November.

Only last week Lambert told the Express & Star:

"The club is moving forward. I love it here, it’s an absolutely brilliant club. I love the way everything is about it."

Yikes.

However, it's important to remember that nothing has yet been officially confirmed by the club, who finished 15th under Lambert last term, but whether the two parties can move forward from events over the last week appears unlikely.

A similar situation occurred back in the summer when rumours were rife that Kenny Jackett had been sacked. In the end, Jackett was sent packing, with Walter Zenga's appointment announced 12 hours later.

Is it a case of deja vu this time around?

Two months ago Karanka lost his job at Middlesbrough who were then subsequently relegated back down to the Championship under interim boss Steve Agnew.

But, it's worth remembering that Karanka was the man who led Boro up to the Premier League following a seven-year absence, although it's just a shame that he then let himself down with his negative and uninspiring style of play, while reported player unrest certainly didn't help his cause.

Next season Wolves themselves are looking to end a six year spell outside of the top-flight, although the constant change in the dugout is hindering this goal...

Mick McCarthy to make a staggering return to #Wolves?

Probably not but it's an excuse to whip out this gem. #itfc pic.twitter.com/raylNgAFmM

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