This Sunday evening, Roberto De Zerbi signed up with Brighton for four years. The Italian tactician therefore takes control of Seagulls orphans since the departure of Graham Potter who joined Chelsea on September 9. Paul Barber, vice-president of the club, welcomed the arrival of the former coach of Sassuolo: “We looked at many managers, but Roberto was our number one choice from the start, (…) we think Roberto is the right person for Brighton to continue to improve, to work with this exceptional group of players. »
We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Roberto De Zerbi as the club’s new head coach! ? pic.twitter.com/tNoNZfFaxQ
—Brighton & Hove Albion (@OfficialBHAFC) September 18, 2022
Attacking football, a desire to constantly bring intensity, a modern and innovative philosophy of play, Roberto De Zerbi throws himself into the assault on England with principles of play not totally different from those of his predecessor. The 43-year-old coach takes over a struggling Brighton team, currently fourth in the Premier League, and which will host Liverpool on the return from the international break.
Not bad for a baptism of fire!