Jeonbuk Appoints ‘Romanian Legend’ Dan Petrescu as Coach
Professional football K League 1 Jeonbuk Hyundai has appointed ‘Romanian Legend’ Dan Pertescu as coach.메이저사이트
Jeonbuk announced on the 9th, “We will appoint Romanian coach Dan Petrescu, who has rich experience in winning championships and a high level of understanding of Asian football, as the new coach.”
Dan Petrescu is regarded as a Romanian legend who left a dazzling footprint both as a player and as a manager throughout his football career.
Manager Petrescu was a veteran player who played more than 500 games in Romania, Italy and England for 17 years from 1986 to 2003. He was a key player in Romania’s FCSB (Steau Bucharest) and Chelsea (England), in particular, and lifted trophies in several cup competitions, including league titles.
Petrescu also scored 12 goals in 95 appearances for the Romanian national team. He also participated in the World Cup (1994 1998) and Euro (1996 2000).
After his retirement, coach Petrescu, who started building a managerial career in his country, was appointed to FC Unirea Urziceni (Romania) ahead of the 2006-07 season and won the Romanian Cup runner-up (2007-08) and the team’s first league championship ( 2008 ~ 09) and began to be recognized for his leadership.
Coach Petrescu, who moved to the Russian stage from 2009, led Kuban Krasnodar, which was in the second division, and won the championship (2009-10) to promote the team to the first division. took the baton and led the team.
In 2014, director Petrescu began to make connections with the Asian stage as well. He started with Qatar’s Al Arabi in 2014, then went through Jiangsu Suning (China) in 2015, Al Nasr (UAE) in 2016 and Guizhou Hengfeng (China) in 2018. In Jiangsu, he lifted the FA Cup trophy and experienced the ACL stage in the 2016 season.
Coach Petrescu, who returned to Romania after gaining rich experience in charge of clubs in various countries, took the helm of CFR 1907 Cluj from 2017 and won four league championships (2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2021-22). recorded
Jeonbuk explained, “I highly appreciated the skills of coach Petrescu, who won four league championships in less than five years in charge of Cluj, which was not close to winning the title.”
Manager Petrescu is the second foreign manager in Jeonbuk’s history. Jeonbuk previously entrusted Portuguese coach Morais with the baton for two seasons starting from the 2019 season.
Meanwhile, the new manager Petrescu will start his official career with the inaugural press conference at Hyundai Motor Studio Goyang on the morning of the 14th.