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Lincoln manager ‘agrees’ to become the new Huddersfield boss

Reports have emerged this morning stating Lincoln City manager Danny Cowley ‘agrees’ to become the new Huddersfield Town boss.

David Anderson, writer for the Mirror, revealed the news on social media along with reliable journalist Alan Nixon with talks it will be on a three year deal.

Terriers chairman and owner Phil Hodgkinson persuaded him to come over the weekend. His first match in charge will be against Sheffield Wednesday on Sunday.

Huddersfield originally requested permission to speak to the Cowley and his brother Nicky over a week ago after meeting the club’s compensation figure, reportedly around £1million, though Danny ruled out becoming their new manager on Tuesday night following their EFL Trophy clash with Doncaster.

He admitted they made an approach: “For us, no disrespect to Huddersfield, who are an excellent club and have had an amazing period getting into the Premier League, but we have worked very hard at this football club over the years we have been here.

“Our club is in a really good place, so for us to consider moving our families and ourselves from this football club it would have to be the perfect opportunity.”

It was claimed he had negotiations with Huddersfield and that it had been at an advanced stage before breaking down amid rival interest from Sheffield Wednesday.

However they have since appointed Garry Monk as manager, and Cowley himself said there was no contact from Wednesday.

 

After seeing the latest news on Danny Cowley looking likely to be heading for Huddersfield, fans took to give their reaction – see what they made of it all on the next page.

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