The former Chelsea midfielder was a shock managerial casualty last month, when West Brom axed him, despite their promotion to the Barclays Premier League.
Impressed by the way Di Matteo took West Brom up, and started this season in style, Coventry chairman Ray Ranson is ready to hold talks with him and hopes to make a swift appointment.
Return: Former West Brom manager Roberto Di Matteo could take over at Coventry
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