Hull City have expressed delight with the appointment of Marco Silva as their new Head Coach.
The Tigers Vice-Chairman, Ehab Allam, told the club’s website that one of the reasons they considered before the confirmation on Thursday was the 39-year-old’s football philosophy.
He added that the club was already working hard with the new manager to bring in more crucial additions in the transfer window.
“He (Silva) has a great track record and we feel this is a bold and exciting appointment in our aim to retain the club’s Premier League status. Marco will be bringing in his own back-room team who have all played their part in his recent success.
“We are already working hard with Marco and his team to deliver some key additions to our squad during this transfer window,” he said.
Silva was previously managing Olympiacos, where he won the Greek league title and enjoyed a memorable Champions League victory over Arsenal last season.
He has also managed Estoril in his home country, who he guided to fifth and then a club record fourth place finish in the Portuguese top flight.
Swans City on Tuesday appointed Paul Clement as their new manager, becoming their third in the ongoing English Premier League season.
Signing a two-and-a-half-year contract with the club, Clement declared himself up for the “massive challenge” that lies ahead.
He also promised to do everything in his power to provide winning football again for the Jack Army.
“I’m delighted to be here. I had a brief spell as head coach not too long ago at Derby. It was a role I enjoyed thoroughly before I went to Bayern Munich as assistant manager. But my real desire and ambition was to become a head coach again as quickly as possible, so I am absolutely delighted to be here at Swansea and a Premier League manager.
“I would like to think my footballing philosophy goes hand in hand with the club’s. That’s part of the reason the club chose me and a big part of the reason why I wanted to come to the club. It is a massive challenge, there’s no other way to put it.
“But challenges are exciting and that’s why I came here. I could have stayed at Bayern as an assistant, but I’ve chosen to come into a very challenging situation. It excites me to do that and that’s the attitude I want the players to have. It’s a big task, but I think it can be done,” the new coach said on the club’s website.