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Wolves next manager latest: Shortlist whittled down to three as Peter Bosz emerges as new target

Wolves have reportedly now whittled down their shortlist to just three names, with Peter Bosz emerging as a new target to replace Bruno Lage as manager.

According to The Times yesterday evening, the club are now focusing on just a few individuals to become the next head coach.

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Officials have taken their time over the past couple of weeks since Lage’s sacking.

The main target had been Julen Lopetegui.

But the Spaniard is not in a position to take the job right now, and declined Wolves’ offer.

It was reported last week that former player Rob Edwards had been interviewed by the club.

And on Sunday evening, it was claimed that the QPR manager Michael Beale was under consideration.

And of course, there has been a lot of talk in recent days about the potential return of Nuno Espirito Santo.

Now there is a new name in the frame, with Peter Bosz – who was sacked by Lyon very recently – supposedly an option.

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According to The Telegraph, the Dutchman has actually even been interviewed. It is stated that he impressed during talks.

Prior to his 16-month stint at Lyon, he managed Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia Dortmund and Ajax.

It is expected that Wolves will come to a final decision regarding Lage’s successor this week. For now, Steve Davis and James Collins will continue to oversee proceedings, and will take tonight’s game with Crystal Palace.

Peter Bosz would be risky appointment by Wolves

Bosz has a lot of experience and has managed in two Top Five leagues in Europe.

He did fairly well at Leverkusen, finishing up there with a 54% win percentage. And he did great at Ajax which is where he made his name, winning 64% of games.

But the 58-year-old’s time at Lyon and Dortmund was deemed a bit of a failure.

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At his latest club Lyon, striker Alexandre Lacazette recently questioned by Bosz did not take off Moussa Dembele in a game. He also stated that he felt not all players understood his instructions (via GFFN).

In recent times at Molineux it has felt as though the players were struggling to understand Lage’s instructions. So this would certainly be a very interesting move.