Henning Berg is on the verge of being named Blackburn's new manager, according to reports.

Norwegian broadcaster TV 2 Sporten, where Berg has worked as a pundit since his dismissal as manager of Lillestrom in October last year, claim the former Rovers and Manchester United defender was offered the Ewood Park post following a successful interview on Monday.

Kjetil Rekdal told TV 2 Sporten that he expects his former Norway team-mate to be a success and welcomed the news as a boost to Norwegian football, with Stale Solbakken already employed in the npower Championship as Wolves boss. "This is fantastic news for Norwegian football that we get another coach in England," said Rekdal,

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