El Mnaco communicated this Saturday to his coach, the Spanish Robert Moreno, who has been fired, according to the sports newspaper “L’quipe”, and that only a few hours after the team had achieved a 0-2 victory in Bruges in the first friendly match of its preseason.
“L’quipe” indicated on its website that it was the club’s leaders who informed Moreno that this Friday in Belgium was his last game on the bench. His substitute being Croatian Niko Kovac.
Pending official confirmation, the sports newspaper stated that this change is not, in fact, a great surprise because the directive has long insisted on its desire to change the DNA of the Mnaco and hence the arrival last month of Paul Mitchell as the new sports director from Red Bull.
Moreno does not fit into that scheme because, according to the newspaper, the ambitious game of possession that he has promised has only materialized with exceptions in the twelve games in which he has been at the fore, which have resulted in five wins, four losses and three draws.
In addition, for those responsible for the team, it has shown little experience in managing cash. Its replacement has been validated by both the owner, Dimitri Rybolovlev, as for the do formed by the vice president, Oleg Petrov, and the sports director.
Robert Moreno, who is now 42 years old, came to Mnaco in December 2019 with a contract by which he must initially stay in the Principality until 2022.
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