On Monday, July 4, 2022, Saudi Union team Jeddah announced the contract with Portuguese Nuno Santo as the team’s coach until 2024, through the team’s official account on the website of social networking Twitter, where the management of the club thanked the former Contra coach for the efforts he presented with the Tigers, when he was on the verge of winning the Saudi Professional League championship, after an absence several years, then came the team’s official announcement for its new coach.
Nuno Santo is the new coach of Ittihad Jeddah
The Tigers are entering a new phase with new coach Nuno Santo, the Portuguese coach who trained for several years in Premier League The strongest leagues in the world, and he was famous for his brilliant time with Wolverhampton, where he took them from the first division “Championship”, to the “Premier League”, and then coached the Tottenham team, but he was unsuccessful in the short term, he struggled with them and was sacked for poor performance, to be replaced by Italian coach Antonio Conte to coach Spurs. The team’s management has confirmed that the Portuguese coach has signed the contract for two seasons, that is until the end of the 2024 season, and according to some press sources, the value of the contract is eight million euros. for him and all his auxiliary apparatus. , and Union supporters hope that this coach is the best option to bring the club back to the podiums, absent from them for years, and to forget the bitterness of having lost the championship in the last breath of the last season.
Achievements of Nuno Santo
Portuguese coach Nuno Santo returned to training in a total of 407 games, winning 196 games, losing 116 games, drawing 95 games, and coached Portugal’s Rayo Ave in 2012, then moved to Valencia, Spain in 2014 , then to Porto in 2016, to move in. His brilliant period at Wolverhampton and his rise to the Premier League, and finally Tottenham training for just ten days, as mentioned above, and the Portuguese coach won the prize of the coach of the month four times in the English Premier League, which is a large number in light of the presence of an elite group of the world’s most eminent managers in this is the most powerful league in the world.