Inauguration of manager Sean Dyche, will Everton save the crisis?
Reporter Park Sang-hyun = Following last season, Everton, which was in danger of relegation, appointed manager Sean Dyche. Attention is focusing on whether coach Daichi, who led Burnley to the English Premier League (EPL), will lead Everton to remain in the EPL.
The Everton club announced on its official website on the 31st (Korean time) that it had agreed to a two-and-a-half-year contract with coach Daichi until June 2025, and that it would lead the team through an EPL match against Arsenal at Goodison Park on the 4th of next month.
In addition, the Everton club announced that head coach Ian Wan, coach Steve Stone, and sports science coach Mark Howard, who worked together with Daichi during Burnley, will join the coaching staff.
Coach Daichi, who played as a central defender during his active career, played for Nottingham Forest, Chesterfield, Bristol City, Luton Town, Millwall, Watford and Northampton Town.
Coach Daichi, who started his leadership career by taking the baton of Watford in 2011, took charge of the Burnley command tower for 10 years from 2012 to last year.
The best feat coach Daichi has done at Burnley is, of course, the promotion of the EPL. Coach Daichi, who took the helm of Burnley in the League Championship (Part 2), led the EPL promotion by finishing second in the league in the 2013-14 season. The following season, he finished 19th in the EPL and was relegated again, but succeeded in being promoted to the EPL again by winning the league championship in the 2015-16 season.
Since then, coach Daichi has shown leadership in keeping Burnley in the EPL for five consecutive seasons from the 2016-17 season to the 2020-21 season. In particular, Burnley ranked 7th in the EPL in the 2017-18 season and advanced to the UEFA Europa League next season.
However, coach Daichi was hardened last season as Burnley’s performance took a sharp turn, and Burnley also finished 18th and was relegated again.
After returning to the EPL stage, coach Daichi expressed his ambition to lead Everton with confidence. 메이저놀이터
“We know how precious Everton’s passionate fan base and club are. We are ready to work,” Daichi said on the club’s homepage. conveyed the truth.
“Everton has a lot of good players. It is our job to bring out their abilities to the fullest and make them shine,” Daichi said. “We will remodel the team in our style so that we can always win. We will give players the ability to organize and let them enjoy football freely.”
As coach Daichi took over the Everton helm, coach Marcelo Bielsa, who was on the list of candidates for Everton coach, can also be mentioned as a candidate for the next Korean national soccer team coach. Currently, candidates for the Korean national soccer team coach include Vahid Halilhodzic, former Japan national team coach, Bielsa coach, and Torsten Fink, former Hamburg SV coach.