Former England, Man Utd, Inter and Liverpool midfielder Paul Ince is set to become the new coach of Sliema Wanderers according to reports in Italy.
These reports claim that Ince will be signing a one-year deal with the Blues with an option for another season. Alfonso Greco, who served as Sliema coach for the past two years, will be his assistant.
After a long playing career which started at West Ham and continued at Manchester United, Inter, Liverpool, Middlesbrough and Wolverhampton Wanderers, he had his first experience in coaching as player-coach of Swindon Town and Macclesfield Town. He went on to lead Milton Keynes Dons, Blackburn Rovers, Notts County and Blackpool.
With Milton Keynes Dons, he won the League Two championship and the Football League Trophy in 2007/08. On an individual basis, he was voted League Two Manager of the Month in December 2006 with Macclesfield Town and in October 2007, December 2007 and April 2008 with Milton Keynes Dons. He was also voted League Championship Manager of the Month in August 2013 with Blackpool.
Sliema Wanderers will be playing in the UEFA Europa League next month after finishing as losing finalists in the U*BET FA Trophy.