Petrescu, who took over the leadership of Jeonbuk… Turns out, EPL Chelsea legend

Professional football K League 1 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC appointed Romanian soccer legend Dan Petrescu (55) as Jeonbuk’s 7th manager. In fact, manager Petrescu is a person who was evaluated as a legendary player at Chelsea, the prestigious English Premier League.

Coach Petrescu is a former player who played more than 500 games, including national team games, in Romania, Italy, and England for 17 years from 1986 to 2003.

He was a key player for Romania’s FCSB (Steaua Bucharest) and England’s Chelsea, winning several cup trophies, including league titles.

The Chelsea days were the heyday of manager Petrescu. Manager Petrescu played for Chelsea from 1996 to 2000, appearing in more than 200 matches and shaking the net more than 20 times. He was named the first foreign player to play over 100 games for Chelsea.

Manager Petrescu, who played on the right flank, played a big role in harmony with Chelsea manager Glenn Hoddle at the time. Known for his clever play, he was loved by Chelsea fans for his goal-scoring ability.

Coach Petrescu also participated in the World Cup (1994 and 1998) and Euro (1996 and 2000), playing 95 matches (12 points) as a Romanian national team player.

After ending his playing career in 2003, he started his managerial career in his country. Coach Petrescu was recognized for his leadership by winning the Romanian Cup runner-up (2007-2008) and the team’s first league championship (2008-2009) at FC Unirea Urziceni (Romania), where he was appointed ahead of the 2006-2007 season.

Coach Petrescu, who moved to the Russian stage from 2009, led Kuban Krasnodar, which was in the second division, and won the championship (2009-2010 season) to promote the team to the first division. took the baton and led the team.

Since 2014, coach Petrescu has also accumulated a wealth of Asian soccer experience. He started with Qatar 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 2016 Asian Football Confederation Champions League (ACL) stage.

Coach Petrescu, who returned to Romania after gaining experience in Asian football, took the helm of CFR 1907 Cluj from 2017 and won the league four times (2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020, 2021-2022 seasons).안전놀이터

Jeonbuk highly appreciated the leadership of coach Petrescu, who won four league titles in a row in charge of Cluj, which had been away from the championship for several years.

Manager Petrescu is the second foreign manager in Jeonbuk’s history. Jeonbuk previously entrusted Portuguese coach Morais with the baton for two seasons from the 2019 season.

On the morning of the 14th, coach Petrescu will hold an inauguration press conference at Hyundai Motor Studio Goyang and begin his official activities.

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