Championship strugglers Sunderland have confirmed the appointment of Chris Coleman as their new manager.
Coleman has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal at the Stadium of Light and arrives after a superb six-year spell as manager of Wales, leading his country to the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
The 47-year-old, who has previously managed Fulham, Real Sociedad, Coventry City and AEL, will be in charge for Tuesday's visit to Aston Villa as he attempts to kick-start the Black Cats' woeful season, which has seen them win just once in 17 games, leaving them bottom of the league.
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"It's an honour to be appointed the manager of Sunderland and I’m over the moon that the club believes I am the right man," Coleman told the club's official website.
"The club worked incredibly hard to make sure we were a good fit and to show me the potential that can be achieved here."
Sunderland set an unwanted record on Saturday as a 2-2 draw with Millwall meant they became the first club in English football history to go 20 consecutive home games without a win.