Tony Pulis replaces Garry Monk at Middlesbrough

Jack Kitson by Jack Kitson / 26 December 2017, 11:55

Middlesbrough have wasted no time in finding a replacement for the sacked Garry Monk after naming Tony Pulis as their new manager.

Boro surprisingly axed Monk on Saturday, just a few hours after their 2-1 victory away to Sheffield Wednesday, with the Owls boss Carlos Carvalhal then losing his own job the following day.

It marked the first time in history that two Football League managers had been sent packing within 24 hours of the same game.

Tony Pulis was instantly installed as the favourite to succeed Monk, and the former Stoke and West Brom boss now finds himself back in the dugout at the Riverside.

It's Pulis' tenth post in the managerial arena, while he's the fourth boss to take charge of Middlesbrough since March following the departures of Aitor Karanka, Steve Agnew and Monk.

Pulis is expected to be in the stands for Boro's clash with Bolton today (Saturday), with his first game at the helm against Aston Villa on December 30.

In his last spell in the Championship Pulis led Stoke into the Premier League for the first time in their history, with this accomplishment achieved 10 years ago.

The Welshman then kept the club in the Premier League for a number of seasons, before taking charge of Crystal Palace, then West Brom, with the latter sacking him back in November.

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