Gary Megson is expected to be confirmed as the new Leicester manager on Thursday afternoon.

The Coca-Cola Championship side have called a 1pm press conference and Megson, the former West Brom and Nottingham Forest boss, is believed to have beaten the likes of Peter Reid to the post.

Megson, 48, has been out of work since leaving Forest in February 2006 and seems set to replace Martin Allen as the Walkers Stadium helm.

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