Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly considering a transfer for Sevilla boss Julen Lopetegui, following the current sacking of Bruno Lage at Molineux.
What’s the phrase?
In response to journalist John Percy, in his piece for the Telegraph, the Spaniard has been a ‘earlier goal’ for the Midlands aspect through the years, with there a possible for the 56-year-old to be in ‘competition’ once more this time round.
The report means that the Previous Gold need to safe a substitute for the aforementioned Lage – who misplaced his job following the current defeat to West Ham United – previous to Saturday’s Premier League assembly with Chelsea.
A departure had seemingly turn out to be inevitable for Lage following what was a disappointing begin to the brand new marketing campaign, having slipped into the relegation zone after choosing up simply one win from their opening eight league video games, scoring simply three league targets in that point – the worst report within the division.
As Percy’s report additionally alluded to, the previous Benfica boss’ exit had additionally come because of the poor finish to the 2021/22 season, because the membership didn’t win any of their final seven league video games to safe an underwhelming mid-table end.
Was it proper to sack Lage?
Not for me!
Turning to Lopetegui as the answer to the membership’s present issues might not be the best alternative, nevertheless, with the one-time Actual Madrid man at the moment underneath hearth himself following a depressing begin to the season in Seville.
The La Liga aspect are only a level from security at current after choosing up solely 5 factors from their opening seven league video games, guaranteeing the Spanish tactician has received 14% of his matches within the league this time period. In the meantime, they’re at the moment backside of their Champions League group having notably been held by FC Copenhagen final day trip.
Such a droop has seen the previous Spain head coach tipped for the sack at current, with journalist Colin Millar stating that the membership’s supporters at the moment are in “open mutiny” in opposition to the supervisor – in addition to the board – after one win from their opening 9 video games in all competitions.
Whereas any exit within the coming days would guarantee that he’s obtainable to make the transfer to England, Wolves supporters probably received’t be enthused in regards to the prospect of bringing in such a struggling supervisor, with such a transfer doubtlessly a recipe for catastrophe so far as the Previous Gold are involved.