Manchester City first-team manager is set to leave the club at the end of the season

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According to an official statement from Dutch club Heracles AlmeloManchester City first-team coach Carlos Vicens will take over as the team’s head coach in the summer of 2022.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola had promoted Carlos Vicens – who was then the U18s head coach – to his first team last summer, to work mainly on set pieces and to provide a link with the academy.

A statement from the Eredivisie side on Friday afternoon readCarlos Vicens will succeed Frank Wormuth as Heracles Almelo head coach this summer.”

The Spanish coach comes from Manchester City where he is currently an assistant coach. Vicens signs contract with Almelo until mid-2024.”

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Gilissen continued: “Ultimately, we believe we have a head coach in Carlos who is a good fit for our club and who pursues the same ambitions: to play attractive football, develop players and compete for places six to ten in the Eredivisie..”

Speaking recently on Manchester City’s set-piece success, Pep Guardiola explained: “It’s the best season so far for corners and free kicks, offensively – the best. They (Carlos Vicens and Carles Planchart) are doing an amazing job in this area. So consistent and so clear. But I still have the feeling that we can do better.”

Speaking specifically about Vicens, Guardiola recently explained, “Carlos (Vicens) made things so simple and clear for the players.”

Heracles Almelo closes its official statement by stating that like them and Manchester City are in ‘an important phase of the season‘, Carlos Vicens will be officially introduced as their manager after the current season.


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