Bob Peeters is likely to be the next manager of Charlton Athletic, reports Belgium sports website rtbf Sport.
Peeters is the current coach of Belgium side Waasland-Beveren and is tipped to succeed Jose Riga at the Valley.
rtbf Sport understands Riga, who saved Charlton from relegation last season, is to take up a role as technical director at AC Milan.
The Charlton owner Roland Duchatelet is believed to have targeted the former Millwall striker Bob Peeters to take over the reigns at the Valley.
It is rumoured that Duchatelet has agreed compensation with Waasland-Beveren is set to unveil Peeters as the new manager of Charlton.
The 40-year-old has had spells in charge of Cercle Brugge and Gent.
His current club say they unaware of such news saying they are “unpleasantly surprised”.
A statement was published on the Waasland-Beveren saying:
“(we are) unpleasantly surprised by the reports in the press reports of an imminent departure of Bob Peeters.
“Bob Peeters is under contract until June 2015.”
Peeters has supposedly got a get out clause in his contract believed to be three months salary.
The statement finished with: “if these rumours are correct, the club that the negotiations were conducted without prior authorization for him.”