Argentine coach Hernan Crespo confirmed on Thursday that he will leave San Pablo “with peace of mind because he is always giving his best”. After eight months at the helm of the team that is close to relegation in the Brazilian Championship.
“The stage of a lot of work is over, with responsibility, commitment and effort, we are trying to put forward our idea and propose the game”The historic Albiceleste striker said in a farewell message posted on social media.
San Pablo announced the day before Crespo’s departure after a string of poor results in the league, and a few hours later, the return to the bench of Rogerio Ceni, who made history as a goalkeeper in Sao Paulo.
“I wish Ruggerio good luck for all that comes”, said Crespo, who left Morumbi after winning the 2021 Paulista Championship, one of the most important regional tournaments in Brazil.
The 46-year-old Argentine coach thanked the players.for their great efforts, dedication and commitment.”
He also remembered the club leaders because they gave him to him “The possibility of being part of San Pablo and its history, and for the sake of great commitment and affection” They roast him since he arrived.
Finally, he thanked the club’s staff for treating him and his technical committee with “a lot of affection” and the 20 million tricolor fans for ” cheering from day one” and showing “great support at all times”.
Crespo, who started his career as a coach in the lower categories of the Italian Calcio, ends his first adventure on the Brazilian bench.
He arrived in San Pablo in February of this year from Argentina’s Defense and Justice, which he won in the 2020 South American Cup after beating Lanus, who is also from Argentina, 0-3.
He started on the right foot by achieving the Paulista title, but fell in the Copa Libertadores in the quarter-final against the current champion, Palmeiras, and in the Brazilian League he never finished moving away from the bottom positions in the standings.
Currently, San Pablo is thirteenth in the national championship, with 30 points, just three points behind relegation, with a hidden tally of six wins, twelve draws and seven defeats.
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