Al-Ittihad dismisses Portuguese coach Nuno Espirito Santo
Al-Ittihad Club, the Saudi League champion, announced on Tuesday the dismissal of Portuguese coach Nuno Espirito Santos, after a series of poor results.
No No He was under pressure due to the difficulties faced by the club, only 6ᵉ in Saudi Professional LeagueHe was eventually expelled after a 2-0 defeat to the Iraqi clubair Force in AFC Champions League Monday. No Nowho was a coach Wolverhampton Wanderers From 2017 to 2021, he was at the helmthe UnionIt has been based in Jeddah since July 2022.
Former coach L harbor Bring the Union To the Saudi title last season, but there were reports of difficult relations with the French striker Karim Benzemawho joined the club in June this year as part of the influx of foreign stars attracted to the club Saudi Professional League.
“The club announced the end of its contract with Portuguese coach Nuno Santo.”he announced the Union In a statement posted on X, formerly known as Twitter. Assistant coach Hassan KhalifHe will take on the caretaker role while the club waits to find a replacement No Nospecifies the press release.
The 49-year-old Portuguese was appointed coach of the team Tottenham In the summer of 2021, he only lasted four months before he was fired.