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Norwich are set to appoint David Wagner as the club's new head coach, the PA news agency understands.
The former Huddersfield boss will take over at Carrow Road following the departure of Dean Smith, who was sacked on December 27 on the back of a run of just three wins from 13 league games.
Set-piece coach Allan Russell had been in interim charge for the past two home games, which saw the Canaries draw with Reading and then lose to Watford on Monday which left them 11th in the Sky Bet Championship.
David Wagner is set to be named the new manager of Championship side Norwich City
German-born Wagner, 51, guided Huddersfield to promotion to the Premier League in 2017, going on to keep them in the top flight the following season.
After leaving the Terriers in January 2019, with the club bottom of the table and later relegated, Wagner took over at Schalke, where he was eventually dismissed following a run of 18 Bundesliga matches