Sam Ricketts: Shrewsbury Town close to appointing Wrexham manager
Shrewsbury Town are close to appointing Wrexham boss Sam Ricketts as their new manager, BBC Radio Shropshire reports.
The League One club have been without a manager since sacking John Askey after just five months in charge.
Ex-Wales defender Ricketts, 37, has led Wrexham to third in the National League after becoming manager in May.
Goalkeeping coach Danny Coyne has won four of his five Shrewsbury matches in caretaker charge since Askey was dismissed on 12 November.
Wrexham host League Two Newport County in the second round of the FA Cup on Saturday.