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‘Done’, ‘Owners don’t care’ – Many Barnsley fans react as managerial search becomes clearer



Barnsley seem to be edging closer to making a managerial appointment, with the Tykes still on the lookout for a replacement for Gerhard Struber.

Struber left Oakwell to become the new head coach of New York Red Bulls at the start of the month, after a poor start to the season for Barnsley.

The club are yet to make a managerial appointment, though, and they will be keen to get a new man in place as they continue to languish towards the bottom of the Championship table.

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One man who looks to be a frontrunner in the race to replace Struber is Valerien Ismael. According to Football Insider, the Tykes are set to appoint the 45-year-old.

As per the BBC’s Andy Giddings, Barnsley CEO Dane Murphy says that the club have narrowed the applicants down to a final group of three managers, with Ismael confirmed to be a contender.

Two of the three coaches in that group, including Ismael, are overseas, with the other manager from England and said to be “close to home”.

Here, we take a look at Barnsley fans’ reactions to this update…

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Article title: ‘Done’, ‘Owners don’t care’ – Many Barnsley fans react as managerial search becomes clearer

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