Nuno Espirito Santo steps down as Wolves manager
NUNO ESPIRITO SANTO will step down as Wolves manager at the end of the season
Nuno Espirito Santo, the 47-year-old Portuguese head coach of Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers, announced today, Friday 21, that he will step down after the last game of the season on Sunday, when Wolves will play at Manchester United.
A statement from the club confirmed that the decision was made by ‘mutual agreement’, despite signing a new three-year contract in September 2020, and that his departure would not be linked to vacant managerial positions. in other clubs. .
Nuno has been with the wolves for four years, since May 2017, and during his stay at Molinous he guided the club to the Premiership in their debut season, and even brought them back to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Europa League in 2020.
In a statement, the Portuguese coach said: “From the first day we arrived at Compton our ambition was to make a positive change and move this football club forward, and I am proud to say that we have it. done every day. We achieved our goals, we did it with passion and we did it together ”.
He continued, “First of all, I want to thank the supporters, who have all played such an important role in helping us reach new heights for the wolves, and the townspeople, who embraced us and us. have made us feel. Of course, I would like to thank all Wolves employees for their support and total commitment, every day ”.
Adding: “Most importantly, I want to thank every player we have worked with since the day we started, for their loyalty, dedication, hard work and talent. They are the ones who made this incredible trip possible for us. Sunday will be a very emotional day, but I’m so happy that the fans are back in Molineux and that we can share one last special moment together, in one pack.
After four seasons at the club, this Sunday will be Nuno Espirito Santo’s last game at the head of the Wolves.
– Wolves (@Wolves) May 21, 2021
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