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OFFICIAL: FC Porto announce José Peseiro as new manager

José Peseiro

Photo: Al Ahly official page

Primeira Liga runner-up FC Porto has announced signing former Al Ahly manager José Peseiro as the first-team manager less than 24 hours after parting ways with the Egyptian giants.

Immediately after news of Peseiro’s departure began circulating, many reports claimed that the 55-year-old was heading to the Portuguese coastal city of Porto to take over the managerial position at FC Porto.

The Portuguese club announced on its official website that José Peseiro will be taking over. The club later tweeted a link outlining Peseiro’s philosophy and success with his previous clubs.

FC Porto are currently in third place with 40 points from 18 matches, five points behind league leaders Sporting Lisbon.

José Peseiro took over at Al Ahly after the club’s Egypt Super Cup victory over Zamalek back in October. Peseiro leaves Al Ahly in third place with 26 points and three games in hand.

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