Hull's move to appoint Pedro Martins as their new manager is set to collapse

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Hull’s move to appoint Pedro Martins as their new manager is set to collapse following late concerns from the former Olympiacos boss… with Andy Dawson likely to remain in charge for Sunday’s trip to Huddersfield

  • Former Olympiacos boss Pedro Martins had verbally agreed to manage Hull 
  • However, the appointment is now in danger of collapsing with Martins unsure
  • Interim boss Andy Dawson is to remain in charge until a replacement is found 

Hull’s move to appoint Pedro Martins as manager is set to collapse amid late reservations from the Portuguese boss.

Andy Dawson, who led Hull during their 2-1 win over Wigan on Wednesday, is to remain in charge for now. 

Sportsmail revealed earlier this week that former Olympiacos coach Martins had verbally agreed to replace Shota Arveladze, who was sacked last week.

Pedro Martins’ appointment as Hull head coach in danger of collapse after late concerns

Pedro Martins’ appointment as Hull head coach in danger of collapse after late concerns

Martins (right) was in attendance for Hull's 2-1 victory against Wigan on Wednesday evening

Martins (right) was in attendance for Hull’s 2-1 victory against Wigan on Wednesday evening

Indeed, Martins was in the stands for Hull’s victory over Wigan on Wednesday night ahead of signing a three year deal.

But the expected appointment of Martins is now off with little prospect of reviving the move.

It is understood owner Acun Ilicali now wants to give caretaker Dawson an opportunity to impress ahead of possibly appointing the club stalwart on a permanent basis.

Carlos Corberan, Carlos Carvahal and Scott Parker were among the alternative contenders for the role before Martins emerged as Hull’s lead candidate.

Andy Dawson, who took over for the game with Wigan, is to remain in charge for now

Andy Dawson, who took over for the game with Wigan, is to remain in charge for now

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