Report states the main concern West Brom have about top target Slavisa Jokanovic

Slavisa Jokanovic the head coach

West Bromwich Albion are reportedly concerned about Slavisa Jokanovic.

Slavisa Jokanovic the head coach

According to The Express and Star, West Bromwich Albion have concerns about target Slavisa Jokanovic and whether his methods are right for the club.

The Baggies chose to part ways with boss Darren Moore earlier this month, ending his time in charge after a 1-1 home draw with Ipswich Town.

Moore left West Brom in fourth place in the Championship table, and with two wins in two games under caretaker James Shan, the club are still in a strong position.


Fans are hoping to see a permanent appointment made sooner rather than later, but The Express and Star claim that there are problems with a move for Jokanovic.

The Serbian is the favourite for the job right now, especially having worked with Baggies technical director Luke Dowling during his time at Watford.

However, it's noted that West Brom want a manager who can give them an immediate boost ahead of the Championship play-offs – and there are concerns that Jokanovic may not be that man.

Slavisa Jokanovic, manager of FulhaFulham looks on before the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Bristol City at Craven Cottage on October 31, 2017 in London, England.

The 50-year-old has very specific methods, and West Brom allegedly have concerns that they would take too much time to implement, meaning Jokanovic may not end up at The Hawthorns after all. That concern is backed up by his early record at Fulham, where he won just three of his first 15 games in charge before eventually getting things going.

Preston boss Alex Neil is another option, as is Michael Appleton as an interim boss, but with many wanting Jokanovic to take the job having landed two promotions on his CV, the news may be a little deflating.

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...

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