The English club Everton, threatened with relegation, announced the appointment of Sean Dyche as the new technical director, replacing Frank Lampard.
Dyche committed on the basis of a two-and-a-half-year contract and will make his bench debut in a home match against líder Arsenal.
"I know Everton's passionate fan base and I know how precious this club is to them," Sean Dyche said in a club statement.
“We are prepared to work and to give them what they want. This begins with sweating the shirt, effort and a return to certain basic principles of what Everton FC has represented for a long time”, assured the 51-year-old coach.
“We need the fans, we need unity and we need everyone to get involved. This starts with us, the technical staff and the players”, he added.
"He quickly convinced me that he had the right characteristics to become a great Everton manager," Everton chairman Bill Kenwright said.
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Lampard was sacked last week after a series of nine defeats in 19 Premier League games. Everton is 20th in the championship after XNUMX games, tied on points with the red lantern Southampton.
The Liverpool club is currently the oldest team to be without interruption in the English first division, since its last relegation dates back to the 1950/1951 season.