TOP FIVE: Managers who could replace Darren Moore at West Brom

Last night, Darren Moore was sacked by West Bromwich Albion. The Championship side currently sit in fourth place, but Moore lost his job after winning only four of the last 12 league games.

Attention now turns to who will replace Moore at the Hawthorns, with a number of names being linked to the hotseat.

Parklife Sport takes a look at five candidates who could be the next West Brom manager:

Slavisa Jokanovic

Former Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic is currently the front-runner for the job.

After leading the Cottagers to promotion last season, the Serbian was sacked in November with the side bottom of the Premier League.

He also lead Watford to automatic promotion into the Premier League in the 2014/15 season. If he’s appointed at West Brom, he’d be aiming to make that three promotions.

David Wagner

Although he’s recently ruled himself out of the job at the moment, David Wagner could change his mind if West Brom secure promotion into the Premier League.

The former Huddersfield boss left the Terriers in January, and has said he has “no interest” in taking a job in the Championship. Current caretaker James Shan could remain in charge until the summer, Wagner could take over.

At Huddersfield, he lead the side to a play-off win over Reading and secured promotion in the Premier League for the very first time.

Lee Johnson

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson is also in the running to replace Moore at West Brom.

The 37-year-old has been in charge at Ashton Gate since February 2016, and guided the Robins to the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup last season, where they lost to Manchester City.

It might be difficult for West Brom to convince Johnson to swap Bristol City for West Brom, however, with his side hunting for a play-off spot.

Derek McInnes

Former West Brom player Derek McInnes could return to the Hawthorns as manager.

McInnes played for the Baggies from 2000 to 2003, and made over 80 league appearances for the club. He’s been in management since 2007, taking over at St Johnstone, before moving to Bristol City.

In 2013, he took over at Scottish side Aberdeen, and won the Scottish League Cup in the 2013/14 season.

Gary Rowett

The fifth and final name on this list, Gary Rowett could be the next man in the dugout at the Hawthorns.

Rowett has experience in the Championship with Birmingham City and Derby County, with his latest job coming at Stoke City, where he was sacked earlier this year.

Currently without a job, the West Brom board could be tempted to give Rowett another chance in the second tier.

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