Jonathan Woodgate ‘set to be appointed Middlesbrough boss’

Jonathan Woodgate ‘set to be appointed Middlesbrough boss and former Tottenham team-mate Robbie Keane could join him as coach’

  • The 39-year-old is poised to take on his first managerial job at Middlesbrough
  • He has been widely-tipped to take charge following the departure of Tony Pulis
  • Former Leeds and Tottenham striker Robbie Keane could join him as a coach 

Jonathan Woodgate is set to be unveiled as the new manager at Middlesbrough this week, according to The Sun.

And former Leeds and Tottenham striker Robbie Keane could join him as a coach at the Championship club.

Woodgate, aged 39, has been widely-tipped to take charge following the departure of Tony Pulis last month.

Jonathan Woodgate is set to be appointed as the new Middlesbrough boss this week

Woodgate worked as first-team coach under Pulis but is now poised to take on his first managerial job after talks with Boro owner Steve Gibson.

Woodgate is considering asking Keane, who played with him at Leeds and Tottenham, to join him at the Riverside.

The 38-year-old is currently one of Mick McCarthy’s assistants at Republic of Ireland. 

Former Leeds and Spurs striker Robbie Keane could join Woodgate at the Championship club

 

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