Wolves manager sacked after just few months in charge of new club

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Bruno Lage has not had the best of times since departing Wolverhampton Wanderers, having been sacked by Brazilian club Botafogo.

The 47-year-old spent a season at Wolves during the 2021/22 season and was appointed as manager at Botafogo in July. He replaced compatriot Luis Castro, but after failing to win in their last four league games, the club decided to part ways with Lage.

A statement released by Botafogo read: “Botafogo informs that, by decision of John Textor and the Football Department, Bruno Lage is no longer the coach of the main team.Bruno Lage: Time up at woeful Wolves for Portuguese head coach | Football  News | Sky Sports“Botafogo would like to thank Bruno Lage’s professionalism, character and commitment during the period in which he defended the black and white shirt and was part of the family. Despite the coach’s start, with 10 unbeaten games, the latest results were not as expected.

“The Club would like to thank Bruno and his entire technical committee for the services provided to Glorioso over the last few months, wishing him much success in his future challenges.

“As a family, Botafogo is currently looking for solutions at home. The Club continues with unshakable and firm confidence in the purpose of the season with the tireless support of a legion of passionate black and white people.

“Lucio Flavio and Joel Carli (in the role of technical assistant) will take interim command of the team from this Wednesday (4th) in preparation for Sunday’s match, against Fluminense, in the Brazilian Championship.”

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