Report: West Brom considering meeting Slavisa Jokanovic's big wage demands

A general view of The Hawthorns Stadium home of West Bromwich Albion during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between West Bromwich Albion and Mansfield Town at The Hawthorns on August 28,...

Former Fulham and Watford boss Slavisa Jokanovic could reportedly soon be aiming to lead a third team out of the Championship: West Bromwich Albion.

Fulham Manager Slavisa Jokanovic during the Pre-Season Friendly between Fulham v Sampdoria at the  EBB Stadium on August 1, 2018 in Aldershot, England.

Slavisa Jokanovic is demanding £2 million a year in wages if he is to take over at West Bromwich Albion, according to TEAMtalk.

The softy-spoken Serb has emerged as one of the leading candidates to replace the departed Darren Moore at The Hawthorns with just ten games remaining in the Championship season.

West Brom sacked club legend Moore on Saturday with the club fourth and set for a place in the play-offs.

 

Jokanovic is a man who knows how to get things done at the business end of the season.

He led Watford to promotion in 2015 and his free-flowing Fulham side beat Aston Villa in the play-off final at Wembley 10 months ago.

Fulham's Serbian manager Slavisa Jokanovic looks on before  the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley Stadium in London, on January...

TEAMtalk, however, believes that the Baggies will have to pay Jokanovic £2 million a year in order to convince him to take the job; although they are considering meeting his demands. This would see the former Maccabi Haifa boss earn around £40,000 a week, plus a hefty bonus if West Brom are promoted.

The report adds that West Brom will turn to Derek McInnes and Carlos Carvalhal if they fail to secure Jokanovic while David Wagner, the former Huddersfield Town boss, is only interested in taking over in the summer.

David Wagner, manager of Huddersfield Town looks on  during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United at John Smith's Stadium on October 21, 2017 in...

Have something to tell us about this article?

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch