Thursday, September 21, 2023

Lopetegui leaves Wolverhampton days before the start of the Premier

Wolverhampton and Julen Lopetegui “have reached an agreement to separate their paths” and put an “end to nine months of Spanish as the club’s coach”, reports the English club.

Lopetegui joined Wolves in November and led the team to the permanence in the Premier League.

“However, the coach and the club recognized and accepted their differences of opinion on certain issues and agreed that an amicable end to their contract was the best solution for all parties,” the entity states on its official website.

“Conversations have been held in recent weeks with the utmost respect and cordialitywhich has allowed the club time and space to start working on the search for a successor, while Julen and his technical team could continue with their planned preparation to ensure that the squad was in the best possible condition for the start of the Premier League season”, adds Wolverhamton.

Lopetegui took the reins at Wolves when they were bottom of the Premier League. Since his arrival, the team there has won nine league games, including against Liverpool and the Tottenhamwhich helped the team secure their presence for the sixth successive campaign in the top flight of English football.

In addition to Lopetegui, the rest of his team is also leaving the club: made up of Pablo Sanz, Juan Peinado, Óscar Caro, Edu Rubio, Borja de Alba Alonso and Daniel Lopetegui.

The sports director matt hobbs He points out on the web: “On behalf of everyone at the club I would like to thank Julen and his team for their dedication and hard work during their time at the football club. They came with the main objective of keeping the club in the Premier League last season, a goal they achieved with just a few games to go.”

“Although our ambition was face the new season togetherit is common knowledge that there were differences of opinion on some key issues, and all parties agreed that it would be best to part ways before the new campaign,” he adds.

“After one successful preseason, Full of hard work and good performances, Julen and his team leave the squad in great shape before the start of the season next week, which will give his successor the best possible platform for success.”

“We wish Julen and his team Best of luck for the future, and they will always be welcome at Wolves”, he concludes.

Lopetegui himself points out to the club media: “I wish Wolves and everyone at the club the best of luck for the future, and I appreciate the opportunity given at the time to take charge of this wonderful club”.

“It has been an honor to enjoy this adventure in the daily company of Matt Hobbs, mattwild, player service manager Lisa Hollis and each and every one of the employees of the club; whom I want to thank for their support and help at all times”, underlined the Spanish coach.

“Also, of course, I want to thank the players, who They have always given the maximum to achieve our goals, and above all to the fans who made me feel like one of them from the first moment and have always been incredible with me, my team and my family”, says Lopetegui.


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