Warburton may shun West Brom
Brentford’s Mark Warburton has seemingly ruled himself out of
the running for the technical director post at West Bromwich
Warburton had emerged as the leading candidate to replace Dan
Ashworth, who is leaving West Brom at the end of the season to join
the Football Association as director of elite development.
Warburton, who is currently sporting director of Brentford, has
emerged as a highly-rated figure in English football after
co-founding the NextGen series.
But he now admits that he is unlikely to leave Griffin Park.
“I am flattered to have even been considered for such a
position,” he is quoted by the Daily Mail.
“But as it stands I have unfinished business at Brentford and
the NextGen Series is in full swing.”
The Baggies have been considering a number of candidates with
Hamburg sporting director Lee Congleton, Ashworth’s former
assistant Andy Marriott, who is now working in Formula 1 with
Mercedes, and Damien Comolli, formerly of Liverpool and Spurs, in
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