Hutchings is favourite to be No.2

PAUL Jewell has intimated that Chris Hutchings could be installed as his new No. 2 next week.

PAUL Jewell has intimated that Chris Hutchings could be installed as his new No. 2 next week.

Hutchings, who parted company with Walsall earlier in the month, has worked with Jewell in the past and so is a leading contender to join the Portman Road back-room staff.

Asked whether Hutchings was a possibility to become his assistant, Jewell replied: “We enjoyed success at Bradford and Wigan, so Chris is well in the frame,” revealed Jewell.

The new Town boss is hoping to make an appointment within the next few days.


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“I hope to get it nailed down as early as possible, hopefully no later than Tuesday,” added Jewell.

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