Brighton boss agreed to talk to “Pep” before deciding

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New Brighton and Hove Albion boss Roberto de Zerby admits he called Pep Guardiola before deciding to take over the Seagulls. Fight the Premier League

The 43-year-old Italian has signed a four-year contract with Brighton and Hove Albion, replacing Graham Potter’s move to Chelsea. Last season he worked with Shakhtar Donetsk and he is Brighton’s first choice in the search for a new manager. The UFABET report

“Brighton has made it very clear that they want to work here as a coach. The way the team plays is very close to my idea of ​​football. we have a talk before deciding to meet face to face to discuss job details Of course, I had offers from several teams. But in the end, I chose here.”

“I left Shakhtar in February. It was unexpected that everything would end like that. (There was a conflict between Russia-Ukraine) and of course I had to come out when everything was going well. And now I’m working hard on English. And I hope I can speak fluent English in January. But now I will begin to study every player in the team in detail with the utmost determination.”

“Before accepting this job I had a conversation with Pep Guardiola, he is very happy that I will come to work in the Premier League. and willing to help in all matters Except for the match between Brighton and Manchester City, that would never happen.”