Wolves are continuing their search to replace sacked manager Mick McCarthy with Reading's Brian McDermott emerging as a potential new candidate, Press Association Sport understands.

Steve Bruce has been the bookmakers' favourite for the past few days after the withdrawal of Alan Curbishley from the race.

But sources indicate McDermott is on the radar of Wolves owner Steve Morgan and chief executive Jez Moxey, although it is unclear whether they have yet firmed up their interest.

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