When he was sacked by Premier League Swansea after a year in charge at the Liberty Stadium, the 46-year-old has actually been out of work considering that December.
Clement likewise withstood a frustrating spell in charge of Championship competitors Derby County prior to being revealed the door by the Rams in February 2016 after 33 video games at the helm.
He has actually taken pleasure in effective spells in assistant supervisory functions under Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea respectively, while he did have a preliminary favorable effect when taking over the Swans as he directed them to Premier League security in the 2nd half of last season.
After cautious factor to consider, the choice has actually been made that a modification is now essential.
Clement would be offered to step directly into the position after the Royals chose to part business with Stam with the Berkshire side sitting simply 3 points clear of the Championship transfer locations with 8 matches staying.
The club acted following a run of one win in 18 matches which is a far cry from the Dutchman’s very first season at the Madejski Stadium last term when he assisted the side to the Play-off last at Wembley and just lost out on promo by means of a charge shoot-out defeat versus Hudderfsield.
In a declaration from bulk investors Mr Yongge Dai and Ms Xiu Li Dai, the club stated it had “wished to offer Stam every chance to reverse exactly what has actually been a difficult and tough Championship project”.
” After cautious factor to consider, the choice has actually been made that a modification is now required,” it included.
” We will now concentrate on recognizing and hiring the best individual to take the club forward.”
Other names in the frame are Stam’s previous assistant Andries Ulderlink, previous Brentford and Nottingham Forest manager Mark Warburton and ex-Royals protector Grame Murty, who is presently in charge of Glasgow Rangers.