It’s opening this weekend right now…Hwang Hee-chan’s Wolverhampton Terminates Contract With Lopetegui
Wolverhampton, where Hwang Hee-chan (27) is playing, parted ways with the head coach right before the opening of the English Premier League (EPL).
On the 9th (Korean time),메이저놀이터 Wolverhampton officially announced on the club’s website that “9 months of companionship ended as we agreed to part ways with (Hulen) Lopetegui.”
The club explained the reason for the breakup, saying, “Lopetegui led the team to league stability after joining Wolverhampton in November last year, but he acknowledged differences of opinion on certain issues and agreed that terminating the contract was the best solution for all parties.” revealed
Wolverhampton immediately embarked on the search for a successor.
With the start of the second half of last season, coach Lopetegi, who took charge of Wolverhampton, succeeded in correcting the messy team.
Wolverhampton, who had once fallen to the relegation zone, succeeded in rebounding after the appointment of manager Lopetegi and leaped to mid-level. That’s how last season ended in 13th place (41 points) and remained in the EPL.
However, Wolverhampton, which is experiencing financial difficulties, is in a messy situation as key powers leave the team ahead of the new season. Local media believe that the discord between the club and coach Lopetegi began at this point.
He said that he had to prepare for the new season through power reinforcement, but he felt deeply frustrated as the power outflow progressed.
In the end, coach Lopetegui, who was disappointed with the club, left the team abruptly ahead of the opening this weekend.
“I wish the Wolves and all members of the club the best of luck,” he said. “It was an honor to be able to enjoy this adventure with everyone. Thank you for the support and help at every moment. Players and coaching who always gave their best to achieve their goals. I would like to express my gratitude to the staff and fans.”
The British BBC predicted that “former Bournemouth manager Gary O’Neill is a strong successor.”