Bento, Equivalent to Enrique, Solskjaer, and Pochettino…candidates for the EPL
Paulo Bento, former head coach of the South Korean national soccer team, was mentioned as one of the 10 candidates for the English Premier League (EPL).
The Athletic, a sports media outlet, mentioned Bento as one of the 10 candidates for the Premier League club’s next coach.
“Coach Bento took charge of South Korea and won 35 games in 57 games,” the media said. “He has continued his coaching career for 17 years, including the club.”
The Athletic said, “The most successful career is four years spent in Sporting,” adding, “I’m also good at English. Bento’s popularity went up further with his victory at the Qatar World Cup,” he said.
However, the media pointed out, “It is unclear whether EPL clubs will choose Bento, who has no experience in the Premier League yet.”
In addition to Bento`s the Athletic mentioned former Spanish coach Luis Enrique, former Belgian national team coach Roberto Bielsa, former Leeds United coach Thomas Tuchel, current Sporting Lisbon coach Huven Amorim, former Leipzig coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, former Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino, and Sean Dyke as candidates for EPL.
Let’s find out about Bento, who advanced to the round of 16 at the World Cup in Korea.
Portuguese national football coach and former head coach of the South Korean national football team.
During the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup, he visited South Korea as a member of the Portuguese national team and played in the group stage of the round of 32 finals with the Korean national team. After his retirement, he was the coach of the Sporting CP and the Portuguese national team, and in particular, he put Portugal in the semifinals (fourth place) at Euro 2012. 안전놀이터
On August 23, 2018, he became the second Korean national team coach from Portugal after Umberto Coelho, who took over as the Korean national team coach in 2003. He is the longest-serving Korean national team coach ever.
He proved his qualifications by leading the Korean national team to the round of 16 at the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.