Brighton have appointed Roberto De Zerbi as their new manager

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Brighton have appointed Roberto De Zerbi as their new head coach. He replaces Graham Potter as the new manager for Seagulls.

Graham Potter left them for Chelsea. De Zerbi has signed a four-year contract with the club and will take training sessions once a work permit is provided.


Brighton have confirmed the appointment of Roberto De Zerbi as their new manager. He has signed a four-year deal with the Premier League club. The Premier League side have also agreed to sign his preferred coaching team. Hence, they will now hope to have him and his whole coaching team in the dugout against Liverpool.

De Zerbi was also present in Brighton’s close-door friendly match. He will be hoping to continue the good form of Brighton in the Premier League. Technical director David Weir was very happy with the appointment. He said,

” Roberto has shown his undoubted ability with his work in Italy and Ukraine, and what he achieved at Sassuolo certainly stands out.


Roberto De Zerbi seems like the perfect appointment for Brighton. When Graham Potter left the club for the Chelsea job, club chairman Tony Bloom made it clear that the club will appoint a new manager that believes in attacking football. They wanted to build on the base that Graham Potter had built for them. Hence, Roberto De Zerbi looks like another brilliant appointment.

He is known for his attacking football at Sassuolo, Benevento, and Shakhtar. However, he had to leave the job as Shakhtar due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Chairman of Brighton Tony Bloom also was delighted with the appointment. He said,

“I am absolutely thrilled Roberto has agreed to become our new head coach. Roberto’s teams play an exciting and courageous brand of football, and I am confident his style and tactical approach will suit our existing squad superbly.

Roberto De Zerbi will now have two weeks of the international break to organize the Brighton squad. They will then face Liverpool and Tottenham in the next two game weeks. Hence, it is going to be a difficult start for Roberto De Zerbi as the new head coach.

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