Bengaluru FC head coach Carles Cuadrat was on Wednesday proven the door after a string of poor exhibits by the membership within the ongoing Indian Tremendous League.
The previous champions had seen three losses on the trot with the final one being towards Mumbai Metropolis FC on Tuesday and membership director Parth Jindal made it identified that Cuadrat was not sticking to the “workforce philosophy” this season.
With three wins and equal numbers of attracts and losses, Bengaluru FC are at present exterior the highest 4 within the ISL desk as they slipped right down to fifth with 12 factors, 10 factors adrift of present high place holder Mumbai Metropolis FC.
In an announcement, the membership, nevertheless, mentioned that Cuadrat leaving Bengaluru FC was a “mutual resolution”.
“After deep deliberation with the administration, we really feel the membership wants to move in a brand new route – one the place the ethos and philosophy of Bengaluru FC begins reflecting once more,” Jindal mentioned within the assertion.
“Whereas we loved success with Carles prior to now, we felt there was a departure from the philosophy that we maintain true this season, which prompted us to reach at this resolution.”
Cuadrat, who was in his fifth season with the membership (two as an assistant to Albert Roca earlier than he took cost as head coach), will probably be changed by Naushad Moosa, who will step in as interim head coach with instant impact.
Moosa’s first project would be the recreation towards SC East Bengal on Saturday at Margao.
Beneath Cuadrat, Bengaluru FC turned the primary and solely workforce in ISL historical past to high the desk and win the title in the identical season. The Blues, underneath the Spaniard, additionally maintain the document of most consecutive wins (six), unbeaten streak (11 video games) and clear sheets (11).
“I enormously recognize the membership for giving me the chance to be head coach. It has been a relationship the place I’ve been handled rather well and a membership that I’ll at all times have fond reminiscences of. I want the membership all of the luck by way of the season and past,” Cuadrat mentioned.
Jindal mentioned within the 5 years that Cuadrat spent with the membership, he has gone by way of all of the ups and downs skilled by it.
“He was round after we misplaced the AFC Cup remaining after which the ISL remaining, earlier than main us to the ISL title on that night time in Mumbai,” mentioned Jindal.
“Naushad Moosa has been with the membership for 4 seasons and we’re assured he’ll get the workforce to play the sort of soccer that now we have based mostly our success on. We will probably be bringing somebody as coach who can additional the philosophy and magnificence of this membership.”