West Bromwich Albion want to rehire Roberto di Matteo as Steve Clarke's replacement.
The Mirror says West Brom are trying to end Di Matteoâ€™s cash stand-off with Chelsea to bring him back to Albion.
Di Matteo still picks up a staggering Â£130,000-a-week on gardening leave from Chelsea.
He has already banked around Â£7million and has another Â£3.4m to collect before next summer when his contract expires.
Di Matteo has been in no rush to return to management after being axed by Blues despite winning the Champions League.
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