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Narcis Pelach rules himself out for permanent role at Huddersfield Town at this present time

Pelach will take charge of his second game of the season when the Terriers travel to Wigan this weekend and is taking it game by game, week by week.

Huddersfield parted ways with Mark Fotheringham after the defeat to Blackpool on Tuesday night, and even though his departure is still fresh in the minds of everyone connected with the club there has already been speculation on who could potentially take over the mantal at the John Smith’s stadium.

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Interim manager Narcis Pelach is currently second favourite, who currently stands at 3/1 for the role but has today ruled himself out, when asked if he would like the job Pelach replied,

“I have just one week against Wigan this is all that matters to me, and if next week I return to my role, I am going to be very happy, to help the team, to help the new manager and to help everybody.”

But he hasn’t ruled out the possibility of taking the job in the future, as he explained, he had the opportunity to leave with Carlos Corberan in the summer but decided to stay to help the team avoid relegation, and spoke highly of the town, the fans and of course his love for the club and how much it feels like home to him now.

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The current front runner to take charge of the Terriers is former Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder at 2/1, Wilder took charge of the blades and brought them from the depths of League One to the Premier League in just four seasons, but he couldn’t replicate the same results at then struggling Middlesbrough and was sacked by Boro after only 11 months in charge, the Sheffielder currently finds himself looking for a new role and could be a good fit for the West Yorkshire outfit as he knows the league very well.

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Another ex-Sheffield United boss has also been thrown into the fray. Retired boss Neil Warnock, who also has vast experience of the Championship with an impressive resume of taking charge of 16 different clubs from the top level to the very bottom, but just because he said he has retired doesn’t mean he won’t come out for the umpteenth time to take charge of the Terriers, and is currently third favourite at 3/1 for the job.

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And those who like a long shot of sorts, then you’d want to stick your money on Jesse Marsch who was relieved of his post at fellow West Yorkshire rivals Leeds United, the American born manager had an impressive run with RB Leipzig, but ultimately found himself out of his depth when joining the Premier League strugglers, it is unclear if Marsch wishes to continue his time in the UK but making the short hop to Huddersfield could well be on the cards, even with his lack of Championship experience and currently 20/1 to take charge.

For the time being interim manager Pelach and he is taking it week by week, but depending on his results – it is not uncommon for a board to keep with the interim coach until the end of the season if his results reflect positively on their current league position before making their permanent choice public.   

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