Stan Collymore claims Zenga is a gamble for Wolves, would've preferred Steve Bruce

Walter Zenga

Wolverhampton Wanderers have appointed Walter Zenga as their new manager.

Walter ZengaWalter Zenga

Pundit Stan Collymore has taken to Twitter in order to criticise Wolverhampton Wanderers' decision to appoint Walter Zenga today.

Wolves have been taken over by Chinese consortium Fosun, and now the club have decided to part ways with manager Kenny Jackett just days after Fosun took the reins at Molineux.

Walter ZengaWalter Zenga

Jackett, who was appointed Wolves boss back in 2013, led Wolves to promotion from League One back in 2014, and has helped establish the club in the Championship again, leaving with a 46% win rate.

Fans were expecting a Portuguese manager due to Jorge Mendes' influence with Fosun, but those supporters were left somewhat stunned this morning when Walter Zenga was confirmed as the club's new boss.

Hull manager Steve BruceFormer Hull manager Steve Bruce

Zenga was a legend during his playing days due to his performances as a goalkeeper for Inter Milan and the Italian national team, but his managerial career hasn't quite gone the same way.

The 56-year-old had managed 15 clubs before taking over at Wolves this morning; from New England Revolution to Steaua Bucharest, from Red Star Belgrade to Gaziantepspor, as well as Palermo, Sampdoria and most recently Al Shaab.

Hull City manager Steve BruceSteve Bruce

With little success as a manager, Zenga's arrival has been met with some concern, and pundit Stan Collymore certainly isn't keen on the move.

When Jackett's departure was confirmed, Collymore took to Twitter to predict that Steve Bruce - who has just resigned from Hull City - would take the job, given that he still has a home in nearby Solihull.

Once news broke of Zenga's arrival, Collymore suggested it was a 'huge gamble' for Wolves to go with the Italian over somebody like Bruce, noting that the latter's record in the Championship would've been ideal, given how he has guided Hull to promotion twice now.

Would you have preferred Steve Bruce to Walter Zenga?

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