Former Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlo Carvalhal has urged Dejphon Chansiri to think about the long-term with his next appointment and insists the club need to be thinking about the Premier League.
The Portuguese coach was loved by the fans for most of his time at Hillsborough, which included two play-off finish and one agonising defeat to Hull City.
However, since his departure things have gone from bad to worse for Wednesday and the club made the decision to sack Garry Monk last night as they are in the bottom three.
Speaking to Sky Sports, as quoted by Examiner Live, Carvalhal, who is now in charge of Braga, admitted he was slightly surprised by the call and sent a message to Chansiri.
“What I expect is that the club must find a path as soon as possible to create a good base to put expectations in the correct place and within one or two seasons get the club where they deserve to be – in the Premier.”
“The owner is a nice guy, he has a good heart. I expect that he is learning about football day by day and I expect that the fans will get around him and give him confidence to a manager and put everyone together.”
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This was a surprising decision from Chansiri but Monk can have few complaints but all the focus is now on the new manager.
As Carvalhal rightly points out, there needs to be patience with the next manager as he will need time to get his ideas into place.
Of course, the immediate priority is survival but the owner does need to think about the bigger picture by bringing someone in who can build something for the future.
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