Wolves confirm Steve Davis will continue as interim head coach until 2023 | Football news
Steve Davis will remain Wolves’ interim head coach until 2023, the club have confirmed.
The 57-year-old took over the role when Bruno Lage was sacked on October 2 and has overseen one win and two losses in his three league games to date, with the club finishing 18th. on the Premier League standings.
Wolves selected 15 names and spoke to a large number of people in the role. However, they ultimately felt that none of the options available were suitable to move the club forward.
The board also has an eye on the World Cup and any potential picks that emerge after its conclusion.
The news comes just hours after QPR head coach Mick Beale rejected an approach from Wolves because “it was not the right time”.
Wolves are disappointed not being able to knock Beale down but respect his decision to stay at QPR.
In a statement on the club’s official website, Wolves chairman Jeff Shi said: “In the short time Steve and his team have been temporarily in charge of the first team, we have seen improvements in group, with the players responding well to their methods and changes they have begun to make.
“Steve understands the culture and standards set at this club, and we want to give him and his team clarity on where they stand and allow them the best possible chance of success.
“Although there is no outstanding candidate for permanent appointment as head coach, we have full confidence in their ability and bravery to continue to take on their role ahead of the World Cup. and new year.
“We have no immediate plans to search for a new permanent head coach and will not compromise in any way to appoint the person we believe is the best fit for the club, our squad. me and my role as head coach at Wolves.”
Former Spain coach Julen Lopetegui also turned down this role earlier this monthcite family reasons for his decision.
Wolves’ remaining fixtures before the World Cup
Leicester (H) – October 23, 2 pm
Brentford (A) – October 29, 3pm
Brighton (H) – November 5, 3 pm
Leeds (H) – November 9, 7:45pm – Carabao Cup 3rd round
Arsenal (H) – November 12, 7.45pm