Crystal Palace Appoint Vieira As New Manager

Crystal Palace Appoint Vieira As New Manager 2
(FILES) In this file photograph taken on October 22, 2020 Nice’s French coach Patrick Vieira is seen prior the UEFA Europa League Group C soccer match Bayer 04 Leverkusen v Nice on the BayArena stadium in Leverkusen, western Germany. (Photo by Marius Becker / POOL / AFP)


Crystal Palace introduced former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira because the membership’s new supervisor on Sunday, following a chronic seek for a successor to Roy Hodgson.

Vieira, who gained three Premier League titles as a participant with the Gunners, has had combined outcomes in command of New York City and Nice in his two earlier managerial jobs.

The Frenchman, who additionally gained the World Cup and European Championship together with his nation, is very regarded in England for his stellar taking part in profession underneath Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.

“Crystal Palace Football Club are delighted to confirm the appointment of Patrick Vieira as its new manager for the next three seasons,” Palace stated in an announcement.

The Eagles have been looking for a brand new boss since Hodgson introduced in May he would step down on the finish of final season when his contract expired.

Vieira has a busy few weeks forward, with a bunch of Palace gamers additionally out of contract and simply six weeks till the Premier League season begins with a visit to European champions Chelsea.

“I am really excited to have this opportunity to return to the Premier League, and manage this great football club, as we begin a new chapter together,” stated Vieira.

“It is a venture that’s actually interesting to me, having spoken so much with the chairman and sporting director about their ambition and plans for the entire membership, together with the academy.

“The club has fantastic foundations in place after many years in the Premier League, and I hope we can make further improvements and continue to drive the club forward.”

In his 4 seasons in cost, former England boss Hodgson managed to maintain Palace out of the relegation battle.

However, there was a need on the membership to clean up the ageing squad he had assembled with a youthful supervisor.

“I’m delighted and excited that Patrick has agreed to join Crystal Palace as our manager following successfully learning his trade at the City Group, and experiencing positive managerial spells at New York City and then Nice, who he led to the Europa League,” stated Palace chairman Steve Parish.

“We have a lot to do to prepare in the coming weeks and I look forward to working closely with Patrick and (sporting director) Dougie (Freedman) in bringing in some new faces to help us all to a successful season.”


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