Chris Hughton will be appointed Ghana coach this week with an announcement of Milovan Rajevac's successor set to be made.
The 63-year-old will take complete charge of the four-time African champions after finalizing talks with the hierarchy of the Ghana Football Association.
The former Newcastle United and Norwich City manager has been in Ghana since last week as he inches closer to the national team job.
Serbian Milovan Rajevac was sacked last week after supervising the country's disastrous Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Cameroon.
Hughton is a very experienced manager, having managed several clubs in the Premier League, including Tottenham, Newcastle United and West Ham.
He also has some experience in international football after serving as assistant manager for the Republic of Ireland from 2003 to 2005.
Born in England, he represented the Republic of Ireland national team and in 1979, he became the first mixed race player to represent the nation.
After making his professional debut aged 20, Hughton spent most of his playing career with Tottenham Hotspur as a left back, leaving in 1990 after 13 years.
After relatively brief spells with West Ham United and Brentford, Hughton retired from playing in 1993 at age 34. He earned 53 caps representing the Republic of Ireland, scoring one goal and starting in all three of Ireland's games at UEFA Euro 1988 in West Germany.
From 1993 to 2007, Hughton served as coach and then assistant manager for Tottenham. He joined Newcastle United as first team coach in 2008, and, following their relegation, became caretaker manager.
He led Newcastle back to the Premier League in his first season in charge, along the way breaking a number of records and securing the permanent managerial position.
He was sacked as manager by Mike Ashley the following December, with his side 12th in the table.
Hughton managed Birmingham City for a single season, leading them to fourth place in the league, before joining Norwich City in June 2012. Norwich sacked Hughton in April 2014.
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