Carlos Corberan takes over as new Olympiacos boss less than a month after quitting Championship side Huddersfield | The Sun

Carlos Corberan takes over as new Olympiacos boss less than a month after quitting Championship side Huddersfield | The Sun

08/03/2022

CARLOS CORBERAN has reportedly taken over as the new boss of Olympiacos.

It comes after Corberan resigned as Huddersfield Town manager less than one month ago.

The 39-year-old is now set to lead Olympiacos out against Slovan Bratislava in a Europa League qualifier on Thursday.

Corberan shocked The Terriers with his resignation just weeks before the new season began.

The Spanish coach led the club to the Championship play-off final last season, where they ultimately lost to Nottingham Forest and were thus denied promotion back to the Premier League.

In a statement on the club's website, head of football operations Leigh Bromby said: "It is with sadness that we have accepted Carlos’ resignation.

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“He was obviously a big part of what was a fantastic season in 2021/22, but he has subsequently come to us over the last 24 hours and made it clear that he doesn’t think he is the man to take us forward.

"The timing is disappointing, with our preparations for the new season already under way.

“However, we have worked very hard here over the last few years to build a coaching and support structure around the first team that gives us continuity and stability when there’s change.

"We’ve also created succession plans for every eventuality.”

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Danny Schofield was subsequently thrust into the position of head coach at the John Smith's Stadium.

Schofield oversaw a losing start to his reign as a rebranded Burnley side took a 1-0 victory thanks to a stunning goal from Chelsea loanee Ian Maatsen.

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