Paul Jewell quits West Brom after just a week

The former Derby and Ipswich manager has quit after talks with Tony Pulis.

Paul Jewell has left his new role at West Bromwich Albion after just a week reports the Telegraph.

Jewell was hired as an assistant to new manager Tony Pulis last week but has now decided to leave his post after talks with Tony Pulis.

It is thought that the pair had talked extensively over the last 48 hours as Jewell had expressed serious doubts about his position. He is now reported to have left the club as a result. 

It will come as a shock to the Baggies who had headhunted the former Ipswich Town and Derby County manager to join Dave Kemp in a new look Albion backroom staff.

It was Jewell’s first position in club football in over two years, a period that has seen him regularly appearing as a Sky Sports pundit while out of the game. Despite the shock surrounding his departure, the Telegraph claims that sources inside the Hawthorns say there is no controversy behind the situation.

Pulis will now have to move quickly to find another assistant to work alongside Kemp. Albion are expected to make an official announcement over Jewell’s exit in the next 24 hours.

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