FC Pune City’s club management have decided to sack their head coach Miguel Angel Portugal after the poor start of the season. Pune City have lost two matches and got a draw in three matches so far in this season. They are now situated at the end of the League Table in this season of Indian Super League.
Miguel Angel Portugal has taken the charge of this Pune City side from Ranko Popovic in this summer. In the previous season, Portugal was the head coach of Delhi Dynamos. Delhi Dynamos have finished at the eighth position in the League Table of Indian Super League in the previous season. The team was out of the equation of going to the playoff in the previous season. In the meantime the former Spanish midfielder has taken the charge of the second division side of Spanish football, Granada for the last few matches of the season.
According to the sources, the sacking news of their manager will be officially announced by the club management by Thursday. The technical director of the club, Pradhyum Reddy will take the charge of the Pune City side as the interim manager till the new manager takes the charge. Pradhyum Reddy was the manager of Shillong Lajong side in 2011-12. His side have finished at the tenth position in the League Table in that season. Reddy has also assisted Ashley Westwood for three seasons and Bengaluru FC have won I League twice and Federation Cup once in this time period.