Italian Roberto Di Matteo (53), former England professional football Premier League (EPL) Chelsea coach, will serve as technical advisor to Jeonbuk Hyundai of the professional football K League 1. 메이저사이트

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 give 메이저사이트 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.

In 2012, he also coached Chelsea to victory in the UEFA Champions League.

Di Mateo, technical advisor, communicates with Jeonbuk’s coaching staff, including coach Kim Sang-shik, and delivers his know-how and European football trends, and plans to discuss technical aspects such as tactics and training programs together.

With the joining of technical advisor Di Mateo, Jeonbuk added depth to their coaching staff and was able to show fans a more diverse 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-shik and Jeonbuk’s coaching staff.”

Di Mateo, technical advisor, said, “It is an honor to be able to join the best club in Asia.”

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.