Mike Phelan confirmed as Hull City manager on permanent basis

HULL CITY have announced Mike Phelan has been appointed as the club's new head coach on a permanent basis.

Mike Phelan

The former Manchester United assistant has been in temporary charge for almost three months after his former boss Steve Bruce - appointed by Aston Villa yesterday - quit over a disagreement with the club’s board and its transfer policy.

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Talks have been held on and off for the last few weeks, but a positive outcome over Phelan’s long-term future has now been resolved.

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