Keith Downing does not wish to be considered for the permanent manager's position at West Bromwich Albion.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been backed into favourite with bookmakers Sky Bet to be the next West Brom manager.
West Brom defender Steven Reid admits the club are embroiled in a relegation battle.
Sky Sports looks at five potential candidates to replace Steve Clarke as West Brom boss.
Steve Clarke has spoken of his disappointment at being axed as West Brom boss, insisting he had "unfinished business".
Steve Clarke's role as head coach made his sacking more likely but less deserved, writes Adam Bate.
Glenn Hoddle says West Brom should have stood by Steve Clarke to steer them out of trouble.
West Brom have sacked head coach Steve Clarke following a 1-0 defeat by Cardiff.