Championship side Wigan Athletic are planning to reappoint former manager Uwe Rosler, according to Sunday’s print edition of The Sun.

Rosler is currently manager of League One side Fleetwood Town, and has the club third in the table with only three games left to play this season.  The club are on the same amount of points as Bradford City in fourth place, but are only four points behind Bolton Wanderers in second, whose form has been patchy of late.

Wigan first appointed Rosler as manager back in December 2013 and led the club to the Championship play-offs in his first season in charge.  Wigan went on to lose to Queens Park Rangers in the semi-finals.  After a poor start to the following season, Rosler was sacked by Wigan with the club in the relegation zone.

Rosler’s first job as a manager in England came at Brentford, and he enjoyed a very successful spell in charge before leaving for Wigan.  The former Manchester City striker also had a brief spell in charge of Leeds United.

Norwich City sacked manager Alex Neil last month and Rosler was linked with the job.  Norwich are yet to appoint Neil’s successor but did appoint Stuart Webber as their new Sporting Director earlier this month.  Webber is understood to be a big fan of Rosler.

Wigan sacked manager Warren Joyce last month, leaving Graham Barrow in caretaker charge.  The club are currently 23rd in the Championship, five points from safety with four games left to play.


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