Jack Ross to be named Hibernian boss - with Sunderland coach 'likely' to join him

Jack Ross is on the verge of being appointed the new Hibernian boss, a little over a month since he was sacked by Sunderland.

Friday, 15th November 2019, 10:11 am

Ross was keen for a quick return to management and has been interviewed for the vacant jobs at Hearts and Hibs, with the Scot set to replace Paul Heckingbottom at Hibernian and he could be unveiled today.

The Scottish Sun claim he will appoint Craig Samson as his goalkeeper coach, having worked with him at Sunderland, while it’s also reported Ross wants to take Sunderland’s first team coach John Potter with him to Hibs.

They report: “The highly-rated manager will be allowed to bring in his own staff.

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Former Sunderland manager Jack Ross.
Former Sunderland manager Jack Ross.

“Ex-St Mirren and Dunfermline defender John Potter is likely to be named as his right-hand man with former Scotland squad keeper Craig Samson installed as goalkeeper coach.

“Ross will begin work on Monday with his first match in charge coming against Motherwell on Saturday November 23.”