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Julen Lopetegui, new West Ham United manager

Julen Lopetegui, new West Ham United manager

Julen Lopetegui, new West Ham United manager

He West Ham United announced this Thursday that the Gipuzkoan Julen Lopetegui will be your new coach starting next July 1, thus becoming the fourth Basque coach to be part of the next Premier League, Mikel Arteta (Arsenal), Unai Emery (Aston Villa) and Andoni Iraola (Bournemouth).

The former Spanish coach and coach of clubs such as Port, real Madrid either Seville returns to the bench after almost a year of inactivity. His last job was on the bench Wolverhampton Wanderers of the Premier League, which he directed for 27 games between November 2022 and August 2023.

As he told the club’s media, he feels “very happy” to be part of the future of a “great club.” “I feel like we have a fantastic platform. The last few years have been very good to have this foundation, of course, but my ambition as a coach is to always be better and better, achieve more and bigger goals and encourage and improve the players and the team “We are very ambitious,” he noted.

Lopeteguiwho managed to win the Europa League with Sevilla in 2020, as well as the European under-21 and under-19 with Spain, will replace the Scottish coach in the position David Moyeswho managed to lift the title of the Conference League the 2022-2023 season and this season he led the team to the quarterfinals of the Europa League and finished the season in ninth position in the Premier League.

Source: Eitb

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