sport news West Brom want Preston boss Alex Neil to replace Darren Moore

West Brom want Preston boss Alex Neil to replace Darren Moore as they chase Premier League promotion Alex Neil is West Brom's preferred candidate to succeed Darren Moore Preston boss saw his side lose their first game in 13 on Saturday Caretaker Jimmy Shan has won three in a row to keep Baggies in top six 

By Simon Jones for MailOnline

Published: 17:26 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 17:26 BST, 1 April 2019

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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

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

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

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