THE Roberto Nte Jerbi assumed its technical leadership Brightonreplacing Graham Potter, who was hired by Chelsea.
The Italian coach has signed a four-year cooperation contract and is tasked with keeping the “Seagulls” in the… high places of the Premier League, as they are in 4th place in the standings.
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The 43-year-old De Gerby had been without a job since last July and after his departure from Shakhtar Donetsk, while in the past, he has worked at Sassuolo.
“We looked at a number of excellent candidates, but Roberto was our No.1 choice from the start and the only one we spoke to,” Brighton deputy chairman and chief executive Paul Barber said.
“We believe that Roberto, culturally and technically, is the best fit for Brighton and the right person to continue to develop the club with its current excellent players,” he continued.
We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Roberto De Zerbi as the club’s new head coach! 🤝
— Brighton & Hove Albion (@OfficialBHAFC)
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