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Chivas made a surprising decision about Víctor Vucetich

By Mauricio Saenz

Chivas made a surprising decision about Víctor Vucetich

The Guadalajara team made an important announcement on their social networks

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Enough of rumors. It is official: Víctor Manuel Vucetich will continue as the Technical Director of Deportivo Guadalajara for the Apertura 2021 tournament of Liga MX. Despite the failure of being eliminated in the Reclassification against Pachuca, the strategist received the full support of the board and will have a new opportunity to show what he is capable of.

King Midas, in this way, will direct his third championship under Chivas. In the first one, he finished in play-offs (7th): he defeated Necaxa in the same and then eliminated América in the Quarter-Finals. Later he fell to León in the Semifinals. In the second and last he also finished in the Repechage zone (9th): he could not beat Tuzos and he did not even qualify for the Liguilla. It is clear that it must improve.

"The Guadalajara Sports Club informs that after four days of intense analysis and internal debate among the members of the Sports Committee of the institution, the decision was made to renew one more year to Víctor Manuel Vucetic as Technical Director of the first team," said the club in a press release. And he ruled that "this Friday at 9.30 in the morning, our Sports Director, Ricardo Peláez, will give a message to the rojiblanca fans through institutional platforms."

The details of Víctor Manuel Vucetic's new contract with Chivas

King Midas's new contract has some particular details. It will be a short link (1 year), in which the board will have the option to terminate it without the need to spend a lot of money. He will be under constant evaluation and must continue giving place to the homegrown players in the first team, just as he has been doing. 

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