The firefighter chosen by Leicester City, who was driven into a ‘relegation crisis’, was former Norwich City manager Dean Smith.
Leicester City announced on the 11th (Korean time) through the club’s official channel that “Director Smith will lead the team until the end of this season.” He added, “Coach Smith will carry out his remaining duties by leading the team in his last 8 games based on his wealth of leadership experience and expertise.”
On the 3rd, Leicester City sacked manager Brandon Rodgers, 토스카지노who had led the team for over four years from February 2019. The reason was sexual dysfunction. Leicester City fell into the worst slump this season. Unable to shake off defensive anxiety, they are in 19th place with 25 points. According to this leaderboard, it is a relegation. Leicester City has been in the EPL for 9 seasons after winning the championship in the 2013-2014 season and being promoted. In the 2015-2016 season, he made fans around the world shed tears with a fairytale-like victory, and even won the FA Cup in the 2020-2021 season. Although it has established itself as a top-tier team threatening the’Big 6’, it has been in crisis this season.
Leicester City, who sacked Rogers, went out to find a new manager. Even if it was at first, I found a big name, but there were not many coaches who were willing to take charge of the team in the relegation zone with only 8 games left. The final choice was directed by Smith. Director Smith took charge of Norwich City through Aston Villa and Brentford until December last year. Director Smith, who started his managerial career through Walsall FC in 2011, was recognized for his leadership at Aston Villa. He showed good form at Aston Villa from 2018 to 2021, making the EPL promotion and leading the retention. However, in Norwich City, he showed some ups and downs, relegating the team and showing the worst in the championship.
“It’s an honor to lead Leicester. The challenge ahead of us can be difficult, but I’ve already experienced it before,” Smith said. I will be with the players and make them aware of what it means to remain in the EPL. I will produce results for the fans,” he said.
Leicester chairman Aiyawat Siwattanaprappa said: “I welcome manager Smith. His leadership and motivational skills will be an important asset for us as we aim to stay in the Premier League. Despite a difficult season, we do not doubt the competitiveness of our squad. Last 8 “In the game, Manager Smith will bring out the talent of the players. This is all of what we have achieved in 13 years. I will do everything I can to help the team achieve its goals.”
Director Smith also finished the composition of the coaching staff. Craig Shakespeare, who assisted former head coach Claudio Ranieri at the time of the league championship, takes over as head coach. ‘Chelsea legend’ John Terry joins Smith’s division alongside head coach Shakespeare. Terry worked alongside Smith as a coach at Aston Villa’s headquarters.
Smith’s debut match for Leicester City will be an away game against Man City on the 16th.