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Dean Saunders Confirmed


08:40 7th January 2013

New boss to take charge at Molineux

Wolves are delighted to confirm that Dean Saunders is to become the Club’s new manager.

Compensation has been agreed with Doncaster Rovers to allow the 48-year-old to take over at Molineux following Saturday’s departure of Ståle Solbakken.

Saunders, who has completed the UEFA Pro Licence, has guided Rovers to second place in League One this season having started his managerial career with Wrexham.

He has also worked in the top flight as a first team coach at Blackburn and strikers coach at Newcastle, as well as being assistant manager of Wales for three years.

Saunders enjoyed an illustrious career as a player, winning the FA Cup with Liverpool and League Cup with Aston Villa, and is also fourth on the all-time goalscoring list for Wales with 22 goals from 75 appearances.

The new manager will be introduced to the media on Monday afternoon.


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