The has been a lot of drama over the last couple of weeks surrounding Shaun Edwards’ future and we want to know who you think will be Wigan’s coach next year.
The 52-year-old will leave his role with Wales after the Rugby Union World Cup this autumn.
In August last year, Wigan announced Edwards would return to the club as head coach on a three-year deal from 2020, with Adrian Lam fulfilling the role for the 2019 season.
Last week, Edwards revealed he agreed to become head coach of the Warriors but had not actually signed a contract with the club.
In an interview with Press Association Sport, Edwards said: “On my future, my next step really is to sign a contract, I haven’t signed a contract with anybody yet.
“I haven’t signed a contract. The only team I’m not going to go to is Wales, because the new coach [Wayne Pivac] is going in a different direction. He wants to do something different, so that’s where I’m at, at the moment. So, as it stands, come the end of the World Cup I’m unemployed. So that’s where I am.
“I agreed with Wigan and thought we would sign a contract. But then Wigan said, ‘it’s okay, we’ll sign one later’, and I thought that was unusual. And that was nine months ago.
“I agreed to go to Wigan, but I never signed a contract. I’ll consider all offers, league, union. All I can say is that I haven’t signed anything with anybody.”
In response to Edwards’ quotes, a Wigan spokesperson said: “Wigan Warriors are aware of quotes from Shaun Edwards regarding his future contractual arrangements.
“Following the conclusion of the Six Nations and Shaun’s comments, we have been seeking dialogue with Shaun directly since Sunday to clarify to Wigan his intentions.”
Will Edwards or Lam be coach next year? Or is there a return for Shaun Wane on the cards? Do you reckon someone else will take over? We want to know what you think…