Spaniard Coach, Julen Lopetegui, has parted ways with Wolves Football Club amid reports that he was unhappy with the club’s recruitment policy.
The club confirmed his departure via their official Twitter handle, on Tuesday, 8th August, 2023.
Lopetegui guided the club away from the bottom of the table to a 13th-placed finish, but apparent disagreement over the club’s recruitment policy over the summer has resulted in the 56-year-old quiting.
The head coach and club acknowledged and accepted their differences of opinion on certain issues and agreed that an amicable end to his contract was the best solution for all parties.Tweeted statement from the club
According to report, a number of first-team players departed this summer and only few replacements were made.
Wolves have sold the likes of Ruben Neves, Conor Coady, Nathan Collins and Raul Jimenez and have only brought in two players on free transfers – Matt Doherty and Tom King.
The former Spain and Real Madrid boss, Lopetegui joined Wolves in November 2022, replacing Bruno Lage, at the time when the club was at the bottom of the Premier League.
In his farewell message, Lopetegui wished Wolves and everybody at the club the very best of luck for the future, and thanked them for the opportunity granted at to him to take charge of the club.
Story: Ezekiel Kefas