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Jones will play key role, says new Albion boss
Albion boss Sami Hyypia has highlighted the part Nathan Jones can play next season.
Hyypia has yet to appoint any coaches or assistants after agreeing a three-year contract last Friday.
But Jones, who was brought in to assist Oscar Garcia last season, will be on board as first team coach.
Hyypia said: “I need to get to know the people here. I've met Nathan Jones already and I liked what he said.
“He's very professional, his knowledge about football is good and he will work hard for the cause.
“We need a few other people in backroom staff but I'm not in a hurry. There are a lot of good coaches at the club already to help us in the first weeks.”
Hyypia will take time before making off-pitch appointments.
He added: "In Germany the situation is a bit different to England.
"I dont have my own troops, let's say, so I need to find a few good guys who can improve me because I'm still new in this profession.
"I like to have someone who will improve me and question everything I decide."
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