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Olympiacos set to announce former Sevilla boss as new head coach

Jacque Talbot
Jose Luis Mendilibar
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Greek football giants Olympiacos are set to announce former Sevilla boss Jose Luis Mendilibar as their new head coach, FootballTransfers understands.

TheBasque manager, often dubbed the ‘Jurgen Klopp of Spain,’ is set to bring his wealth of experience and success to the Piraeus-based club.

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Mendilibar’s appointment comes on the heels of a remarkable stint with Sevilla, where he was tasked with steering the team away from relegation after being appointed in March. Against all odds, the seasoned tactician not only succeeded in maintaining Sevilla’s top-flight status but also guided them to a remarkable seventh Europa League title.

The Europa League triumph proved to be a turning point in Mendilibar’s career, as it earned Sevilla a coveted spot in the current season’s UEFA Champions League. The Spanish coach’s ability to orchestrate a successful turnaround and his tactical prowess have earned him comparisons to the renowned Liverpool manager, Jürgen Klopp.

Olympiacos, a club with a rich history and a strong fan base, is hoping that Mendilibar’s managerial acumen will translate into continued success on both domestic and European fronts. The Spanish coach is expected to bring a fresh perspective and implement his trademark high-intensity style of play, making Olympiacos a formidable force in the Greek Super League and beyond.

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