Walter Zenga appointed as new head coach of Wolves
Last Updated: 30/07/16 6:29pm
Wolves have announced Walter Zenga will become the club's new head coach following the dismissal of Kenny Jackett on Friday.
Zenga has previously coached Steaua Bucharest, Red Star Belgrade, Catania, Palermo and Sampdoria.
The former Italy goalkeeper will be at Molineux on Saturday to watch Wolves in a pre-season friendly against Swansea.
Wolves first-team coach Rob Edwards will be in charge for the visit of the Premier League side, with Zenga formally taking charge on Monday.
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"We're delighted to appoint Walter as the new Head Coach of Wolves," director Jeff Shi said on the club's official website.
"He has an excellent track record both as a player and as a coach, and a wealth of experience he can bring to his new role at Wolves.
"Walter is a hugely passionate personality who lives for football and is fiercely determined to succeed in everything that he does.
"We are looking forward to working with him, and supporting him in the shared aim of trying to help Wolves achieve promotion back to the Premier League."
Wolves have confirmed assistant coach Joe Gallen has also left his role at the club after the departure of Jackett.