Report: Wolves lining up controversial ex-West Ham chief Tony Henry for senior scouting role

a statue of former Wolves manager Stan Cullis outside the stadium before the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Everton FC at Molineux on August 11, 2018 in...

Henry could resurface with West Ham United's Premier League rivals, Wolverhampton Wanderers.

A general view of Molineux before the Capital One Cup First Round match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newport County at Molineux on August 11, 2015 in Wolverhampton, England.

The former West Ham United director of player recruitment, Tony Henry, is being lined up for a senior scouting role by Wolverhampton Wanderers, according to The Sun on Sunday (page 59).

West Ham terminated Henry's contract in July 2018 after controversial emails were leaked, and the former midfielder later served a year-long ban after admitting misconduct.

 

But there would be nothing to stop Wolves from hiring him now.

Henry previously worked as chief scout at Chelsea, Sunderland and Everton, and oversaw signings such as Manuel Lanzini, Dimitri Payet and Diafra Sakho during his spell at West Ham.

Dimitri Payet of West Ham during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Burnley at London Stadium on December 14, 2016 in Stratford, England.

The 61-year-old hails from the north east, but spent most of his playing career in Lancashire with Manchester City, Bolton Wanderers and Oldham Athletic.

But he later appeared for Stoke City and Shrewsbury Town - each based within an hour's drive of Wolverhampton.

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