Peterborough boss Ferguson on West Brom shortlist

Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson is being linked with West Brom.

Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson is being linked with West Brom.

The Mirror says the Baggies have drawn up a short-list of managers including Ferguson as Tony Mowbray prepares to quit for Celtic.

The Scottish giants are set to confirm Mowbray, 45, as their new manager early this week. The clubs just have to agree compensation with Albion demanding more than £1million.

Sir Alex Ferguson's son Darren, 37, is high on the list of potential replacements.

Ferguson jnr has won many admirers for guiding Peterborough from League Two to the Championship.

Alan Shearer is a rank outsider for the Albion job.