Tranmere were relegated from League One alongside Southend United last season.

And Rovers chairman Mark Palios is delighted Jackson will be taking charge of the group.

” Mike has been a huge part of our success recently and has earned his possibility to make the action up to managing the team,” Palios told the club’s official site.

” He is a terrific coach with a forward-thinking method to the video game and understands the Tranmere DNA. On top of all of this, he is a tested winner in his profession to date.

” Having invested numerous hours talking to Mike over the last couple of weeks concerning his prepare for development of the team, I was delighted by his ideas and also mindful of the advantages of the continuity that his appointment would represent; he understands the players in our squad, how to get the best out of them and where we require to strengthen.

” I am anticipating dealing with him in his new role at the club.”