Cardiff City are on the verge of agreeing terms with a new manager, according to the Telegraph.
The Bluebirds are on the lookout for a new manager, having parted company with Neil Harris on Thursday afternoon.
Cardiff have lost their five games in the Championship, and have dropped to 15th in the league table after a poor first half of the season.
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But the Telegraph are reporting that Cardiff are close to agreeing terms with a new manager, with the club acting fast to replace Harris.
It is claimed that Mick McCarthy is a contender to replace Harris. The 61-year-old was recently sacked by APOEL, after spending only two months in charge of the club.
He’s also had stints in charge of Wolves, Ipswich Town and Sunderland, as well as the Republic of Ireland national side.
This is a really interesting development, and it would suggest that Cardiff had a man lined up before sacking Harris.
If it is to be McCarthy, then I’m not sure what I’d make of that. His style of play is completely different to that of Harris’, so in that respect, it would be a fresh leaf.
He’s an experienced manager who has done well in the Championship before, but he hasn’t been successful at this level for a while.
This appointment would divide fans’ opinions, I feel, but a change was needed and Cardiff couldn’t continue plummeting down the table under Harris.