Southampton have decided to give Ruben Selles a chance to take charge until the end of the season after the sacking of Nathan Jones earlier this month and a 0-1 away win over Chelsea last week with Jones’ former assistant Selles in the team. commands.
This was supposed to be the 39-year-old’s second term in the position until the club found a permanent solution, but he appears to have convinced decision makers that he is good enough to be given a longer term. trial for a permanent managerial role.
Clearly, Selles has a tough task ahead of him as the Saints are currently bottom of the Premier League table. However, the victory over Chelsea put the team two points clear of Bournemouth and Everton, the two teams currently sitting in the bottom two to ensure survival at the end of the season, and the hopes of everyone at the club as well as those of their supporters will be greatly increased.
#SentsFC Today we can confirm that Rubén Selles has been appointed as the general manager of the men’s team until the end of the 2022/23 season. pic.twitter.com/kOz8IHoVUI
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