Former Arsenal, Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool defender Kolo Toure is near changing into the brand new Wigan Athletic supervisor.
Toure, who’s at present a Leicester Metropolis first-team coach, has held talks with the Championship aspect and has impressed the homeowners sufficient for them to supply the 41-year-old the job.
Wigan, who’ve been trying to find a brand new boss since sacking Leam Richardson final Thursday, are anticipated to announce their new supervisor over the weekend.
Toure’s brother Yaya was additionally thought of for the position however he will likely be staying in his present job at Tottenham the place he’s a part of the academy teaching workers.
Former Ivory Coast worldwide Kolo Toure, who retired on the finish of the 2016/17 season at Celtic, took up a training position on the Scottish Premiership aspect in September 2017.
Toure then adopted Brendan Rodgers to Leicester in February 2019 when the Northern Irishman took over as Foxes supervisor.
However Toure now seems to be set to take up his first administration position at Wigan, who’re at present within the Championship relegation zone in twenty second.
The Latics dismissed Richardson simply two weeks after they handed him a brand new three-year deal after the membership went on an eight-game winless run.
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