Carlos Corberan has signed a contract extension at West Brom till the summer time of 2027 after being closely linked with the vacant Leeds job.
The 39-year-old has gained 10 of his 13 league video games answerable for the Baggies since agreeing a two-and-a-half-year cope with the membership in October 2022.
He had been among the many candidates to exchange Jesse Marsch at Leeds after the American’s sacking on Tuesday, however his new contract extends his keep on the Hawthorns for one more two years.
Albion teased the announcement on social media with a clip from the favored BBC TV sequence Joyful Valley, during which foremost character Catherine Cawood says: “Why is everybody pretending you are going to Leeds if you’re not?”
Chief govt Ron Gourlay informed the membership web site he had first sat down with Corberan to debate his future on the membership three weeks in the past, whereas Marsch was nonetheless in a job at Elland Street.
He mentioned: “His ardour for the sport all of us love has been infectious for all linked with the membership, not least our gamers, who’ve clearly benefitted from Carlos’ first-class teaching, tactical know-how, and a focus to element.
“We sat down three weeks in the past to debate the way forward for the membership and Carlos’ imaginative and prescient for Albion is totally aligned with my very own. Collectively we’re decided to proceed taking the membership forwards.”
Corberan labored at Leeds for 3 years till 2020, first as U23 supervisor after which first-team coach underneath Marcelo Bielsa, earlier than he left to affix Huddersfield.
Corberan himself added: “I consider that success can solely be achieved when everybody works collectively and the way in which I’ve been made to really feel welcome at this nice membership has made me assured that that is the best place for me.
“You will need to me that we don’t let this second distract us from our goal, which is to make sure we enhance on daily basis, making the workforce increasingly more aggressive for the challenges forward. My focus is all the time on incomes a constructive end in our subsequent sport and we’re working laborious to realize that at Birmingham Metropolis on Friday evening.”