Becoming appointed as Sheffield Wednesday head coach has noticed Carlos Carvalhal realise a lifelong ambition to function in England.
Carlos Carvalhal is living out a childhood dream immediately after being appointed head coach at Championship club Sheffield Wednesday.
The Portuguese, who counts Sporting Lisbon and Besiktas among his former teams, joins a club who sacked earlier incumbent Stuart Gray in June after achieving a mid-table finish in the 2014-15 campaign.
Plus the 49-year-old is excited regarding the challenge ahead at Hillsborough as Wednesday, who were taken over by a Thai consortium in January and have considering that undergone major boardroom adjustments, seek a return to the Premier League following being relegated in 2000.
Carvalhal told the club’s official web site: “Sheffield Wednesday, it really is an historical club with awesome fans – they enjoy their football and their club.
“I want [to] be a part of these feelings, to adore the club having a huge passion and try to give happiness to all.
“To attain that we should play constructive football, and if we do that, we can all go exactly the same way.
“I have coached massive teams in Europe like Sporting and Besiktas and played within the Europa League but my child’s dream has usually been to coach in England.
“To come to England and to a club like Sheffield Wednesday is amazing. I’m excited and I wish to win the trust of our enormous fans.”
Compatriots Joao Mario, Joao Cunha and Bruno Lage type part of Carvalhal’s backroom employees.