Cruzeiro has officially announced his coach Paolo Pezulano. The agreement, on Monday, was announced via social media. The 38-year-old coach had his last job at Pachuca-MEX, an old acquaintance of Paulo Andre, Cruzeiro’s director of football.
Pezzulano has already arrived in Belo Horizonte to introduce himself to the new club and will be interviewing in the coming days. Read more here.
“I am very excited to be involved in this Cruzeiro project. We will need you so much to achieve the goals. I know the strength of the fans. Now, more than ever, we will be together. So much strength and everyone together!”
Uruguay’s technical committee consists of technical assistant Martin Farini, physical coach Gonzalo Alvarez and performance analyst Matthias Filippini. The band will perform at Toca da Raposa II, CT Celeste on Tuesday.
The agreement was woven between the two parties during the past days, and the club was awaiting the signing of the announcement. The disclosure was expected on Sunday and Ronaldo will make it to a special program marking Cruzeiro’s 101st anniversary, but SAF’s majority partner, He tested positive for Covid-19 and did not share the schedule he had in Belo Horizonte on Sunday.
Paolo Pizzolano – Photo: clone / Instagram
Former Pachuca-Mex coach, Pezulano fits the profile the new management is seeking. He is young, but has accumulated experience in professional football. He also led Montevideo Torque and Liverpool, both from Uruguay.
As a player, he played in the Athletico-PR jersey, in 2006, when he shared the locker room with Paulo Andre, the current heavenly manager. It was the former defender who held negotiations with the Uruguayan captain. He also tried to hire the coach in 2019, when he was Hurricane Manager.
The choice of coach Cruzeiro goes through the points that the club raised as necessary characteristics for the new coach: the first is to fit in with the new financial reality of the club, then to be the name of the new generation, to work with the youth groups and to be ready for a long-term project.
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