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Head Coach Progress Being Made

West Bromwich Albion have released a short statement giving an update on our search for a new head coach.

Speaking to wba.co.uk Sporting and Technical Director Richard Garlick explained that the process is confidential, but he appreciates that there will be endless speculation in the press about how the club might be talking to, but a name will be released in due course when it's appropriate for a name to be announced.

'We have identified suitable candidates to work within our existing structure. We are now progressing through the interview and short listing stage.'

Garlick goes on to add that the club do want to make a swift appointment but of course they nee to ensure that the most suitable individual is selected so we can continue moving forward.

The statement ends with praise for Keith Downing and the coaching staff, as well as the players, following the last two games and how they have approached them and confirms that Downing will remain in charge for the West Ham game and until such time as an appointment is made.

The latest name announced by the press is former Real Betis coach Pepe Mel, but Sky Sports are tonight reporting that the 50 year old is apparently no longer in the running for the job as talks have broken down.

They suggest there are two key candidates but sacked Cardiff manager Malky Mackay is not in contention.

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Date:Friday December 27 2013

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