Birmingham appoint Aitor Karanka as head coach on three-year contract

31 July 2020 05:48
Move for former Middlesbrough manager had been in doubtKaranka is club’s sixth manager in three and a half yearsAitor Karanka has been appointed as Birmingham’s head coach on a three-year deal. The Spaniard, previously in charge of Middlesbrough and Nottingham Forest, is the club’s sixth permanent manager in three and a half years.The move was close to collapse this week, with Birmingham reluctant to give Karanka greater control over transfers and allow him to bring in several coaches. But they have struck a deal for the former Real Madrid assistant to replace Pep Clotet, who left this month. Related: When Leeds, Leicester and Wolves were relegated together in 2004 | Richard Foster Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian