Former Huddersfield boss David Wagner is set to replace Dean Smith as Norwich City manager, with an announcement likely within the next 36 hours.
Since then, Norwich have slipped to 11th in the Championship and have picked up just one point from their last four games.
Wagner promoted Huddersfield to the Premier League in 2017 and then managed to keep the Terriers in place.
However, he left the club midway through the following season, by which time they were well on their way to relegation.
He then had unsuccessful stints in Germany with Schalke and Switzerland with Young Boys.
However, he is well known to Norwich sporting director Stuart Webber, who worked with Wagner at Huddersfield.
Although other candidates have been interviewed, it is believed at Carrow Road that Wagner’s preferred style of play, his past work with younger players and his enthusiasm for the job will help turn the club’s results around and create the type of connection with the fans that has been lost. after Smith replaced popular former manager Daniel Farke.
Despite their recent poor form, Norwich are just three points clear of the play-offs in a congested Championship table, with just seven points separating third-placed Blackburn and 15th-placed Swansea.