Former Chelsea manager Di Matteo appointed Jeonbuk technical advisor for K-League 1

Reporter Ahn Gyeong-nam = Italian Roberto Di Matteo (53), former England professional soccer Premier League (EPL) Chelsea coach, will serve as technical advisor to Jeonbuk Hyundai in the professional soccer K League 1.

The Jeonbuk club announced on the 4th that it had appointed manager Di Matteo as a technical advisor.

Jeonbuk, which has been steadily interacting with excellent overseas clubs linked to parent company Hyundai Motor Company, has created a new technical advisor position to provide consistent direction and advice to coaches from a longer-term perspective ahead of the 2023 season.

Di Mateo, who was appointed as the first technical advisor, served as manager of EPL Chelsea and Aston Villa, and German Bundesliga Schalke 04. 스포츠토토

He also coached Chelsea to victory in the UEFA Champions League in 2012.

Di Mateo, technical advisor, will communicate with Jeonbuk coaching staff including coach Kim Sang-sik, deliver his know-how and European football trends, and discuss technical aspects such as tactics and training programs together.

With the addition of technical advisor Di Mateo, Jeonbuk added depth to their coaching staff and was able to show fans a more colorful side of themselves on the ground.

Director Park Ji-seong explained the background of the appointment, saying, “Di Mateo, who has a wealth of experience, will be able to provide a lot of help to coach Kim Sang-sik and Jeonbuk’s coaching staff.”

“It’s an honor to be able to join the best club in Asia,” said Di Mateo, technical advisor, and said, “I want to help coach Kim Sang-shik and other coaches win many trophies for Jeonbuk fans.”

Di Mateo, technical advisor, is scheduled to work part-time, and will visit Spain, an overseas training ground in Jeonbuk, early next month and have a face-to-face meeting with the athletes for the first time.

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