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Castro admits wrong decision to part with out Lopetegui.

Julen Lopetegui was sacked by Sevilla earlier this football season with Sevillano president Jose Castro admitting it was a wrong decision.

Sevilla president Jose Castro admits it was a mistake to part ways with Julen Lopetegui at the start of the season. That has left Sevillano in a difficult season so far. Report from ‘Cadena Kope’ on Thursday. 

Lopetegui led Sevillano to a fourth-place finish last season. Including winning the Europa League in 2020. But Sevilla were in form early this season before Castro and sporting director Monchi decided to sack Lopetegui in October. Before setting up Jorge Sampaoli is the new boss. UFABET But the Argentinian was relegated in March with Jose Luis Mendilibar taking over.

Admitted the Sevilla president.

‘I regret letting Lopetegui go at the start of the season. That was our mistake.’

‘Sampaoli was the coach we thought was the best fit during our time. But with that system, the team didn’t score a goal. We play to win the ball from the back. Which has more risks than benefits We are very happy with Mendilibar. A great coach with experience. and a person who can do normal things. I always get along well with the coaches. But football is about results.’

Castro also defended Monchi even during Lopetegui’s time at the club. The famous director has also been the target of quite a few criticisms. due to the draw of new players to strengthen the army below the standard

‘Good things belong to everyone. The criticism is everyone’s as well. Monchi is the cornerstone of the club. And he didn’t do things alone. They had the best year in Sevilla’s history with him. And now you have to criticize yourself so you don’t make the same mistake again. He is a good technical director and does a lot of things well. But to always get it right in football is very difficult.’