By Simon Jones for MailOnline
Published: 17:26 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 17:26 BST, 1 April 2019
Alex Neil is the preferred candidate to succeed Darren Moore as manager of West Brom.
The Preston North End boss saw his side lose their first game in 13 when they went down 2-1 at Reading on Saturday.
However, they remain just two points off the Championship play-off places.
Alex Neil is the preferred candidate to succeed Darren Moore as manager of West Brom
Moore was sacked by the Baggies last month as they chase Premier League promotion
Jimmy Shan's success as caretaker at West Brom, which entails three successive wins, has afforded them time to consider their options.
Though Shan has impressed too, it is understood Albion believe