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Henning Berg has agreed to become manager of Blackburn Rovers and will be unveiled by the club on Thursday morning.

[size=3]Berg has been working as a pundit for Norwegian TV 2 Sporten since being dismissed as boss of Lillestrom in October of last year.[/size]

[size=3]The former [url=http://topics.skysports.com/Manchester+United/?section=football]Manchester Unitedhttp://static.lingospot.com/spot/image/spacer and Blackburn defender was offered the post by the Ewood Park club's owners following a successful interview on Monday.[/size]

[size=3]The 43-year-old's appointment will conclude Blackburn's protracted search for a successor to Steve Kean whose resignation ended a troubled and unpopular reign at the end of last month.[/size]

[size=3]Rovers managing director [url=http://topics.skysports.com/Derek+Shaw/?section=football]Derek Shawhttp://static.lingospot.com/spot/image/spacer announced that a press conference will be held at 8.30am on Thursday when Berg will be presented to the media.[/size]

[size=3]Shaw revealed that Berg - a member of the Manchester United squad that won the treble in 1999 - became the board's number one choice on the back of an impressive interview.[/size]

[size=3]Shaw said: "He interviewed well and he moved straight to the top of our list."[/size]

[size=3]Blackburn are currently fifth in the Championship table having been led by caretaker boss Eric Black for the past six matches.[/size]

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