BREAKING : Barnsley has agree with former KV Oostende manager as Neill Collins replacement reporter claims

According to Alan Nixon, Barnsley are looking to hire Dominik Thalhammer as their new manager.
Barnsley have identified the Austrian as a key target in their search to replace Neill Collins.
Thalhammer, 53, has been out of action since leaving KV Oostende last summer.

According to reporter Nixon’s Patreon page, the Tykes are interested in bringing him to England, although he may struggle to obtain a work permit in time for their Saturday encounter with Northampton Town.

Barnsley seeks new manager
Barnsley’s decision to cut relations with Collins this week has aroused some eyebrows, as they are now in fifth place.

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However, their form has been quite bad, and they fear missing out on the play-offs on the penultimate day, with Lincoln City and Blackpool closing in.
Martin Devaney has been appointed as caretaker manager, however it looks that they want to hire a new permanent manager as soon as possible in order to compete for promotion to the championship.

Last year, the Tykes lost the play-off final to Sheffield Wednesday at Wembley Stadium.

Thalhammer was in charge of the Austria Women’s team from 2011 to 2020, when LASK Linz approached him.

He played slightly over a year with the Austrian Bundesliga club, leading them to Europa League qualification.
The Vienna native then relocated to Belgium, where he spent time at Cercle Brugge until settling in Oostende in 2022.

However, they were demoted from the Pro League last season, and he stepped down from his job.

Barnsley are now being connected as they prepare for their important game against Northampton Town on Saturday. Their fate is in their own hands, and a victory will secure their spot in the playoffs.

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