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Sheffield Utd name Slavisa Jokanovic as new manager

Slavisa Jokanovic has been named new manager of relegated Sheffield United.

The 52-year-old has experience of Championship football having been promoted to the Premier League at Watford and Fulham.

And the Blades have turned to the Serbian to help them achieve an instant return back to the top-fight.

Speaking of his appointment, Jokanovic said: "I'm honoured to become the manager of this historic football club."

Before adding: "I want to assure our amazing fans that we're fully committed to helping the team achieve its goals and make you feel proud.

"With your support, we can make Bramall Lane a fortress and I have no doubt that your voice will make a big difference to the team after so long without you last season."

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