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Thorsten Fink has applied to become the next Sheffield Wednesday manager

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According to a report by the Sheffield Star, Thorsten Fink has applied to become the next Sheffield Wednesday manager.

The Owls have reportedly been inundated with applications this week, and Fink is reportedly one man who is after the job.

This comes just days after it was reported that Paul Cook had put his name into the hat.

Fink is certainly an interesting candidate to become the next Sheffield Wednesday manager.

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The German certainly has a lot of footballing pedigree, having spent seven years at Bayern Munich as a player, and he has a managerial CV that spans well over a decade of experience.

His most successful spell was probably with Swiss outfit FC Basel where he won back-to-back league titles and led Basel to one of the greatest results in their recent history as they drew 3-3 with Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United back in 2011 after going 2-0 down within 20 minutes.

Fink’s last job was in Japan with Vissel Kobe, a club renowned for signing some top talents in recent years such as Lukas Podolski, David Villa and perhaps most famously Andres Iniesta.

Fink has worked with some of the most talented players of this generation, so it will be interesting to see what he does if he manages to get the Wednesday job.

Of course, he faces stiff competition, with the likes of Paul Cook also in the running, but the Owls have been known to make some left-field appointments in their time, so don’t be surprised if Fink ends up in the Hillsborough dugout sooner rather than later.

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