PepeMil reveals why he did not take over as Chivas de Guadalajara | MX League
in a October 2014 There was an awkward time at Deportivo Guadalajara. Carlos Bustos After a few months in the club, It is terminated as DT After the poor results in Liga MX. Board by order Almost immediately Jorge Vergara e Nestor de la Torre appointed José Manuel de la Torre as his replacementHe is a coach who held his position for nearly a year.
In that period, the Sacred Herd did not succeed in winning any titles, leading to bets on the heads of the establishment. Mathias Almeida, Who turned out to be the ideal. The story might have been completely different at this point since then The former owner of Chivas had an idea to hire someone else: José Mel Pérez, better known as Pepe Mel.
The Spanish strategist, who currently runs Unión Deportiva Las Palmas and has a lot of experience in his country, was very close to Campeonísimo. In an exclusive interview with TUDN, He revealed why this was not achieved in October 2014 and another in 2019.
“I got together twice with the Vergara family for Chivas, twice at different times. The first couldn’t have happened because, in the end, Betis got involved and I ended up in the club I was in, where I was a footballer. Many years and coach for six seasons. “, European indicated.
Later, somewhat remorseful, he admitted: “The second was recently, in 2019, the circumstances did not appear, but yes. I’ve always followed football, it’s exciting football, I think it’s football we have to follow from Spain more. There are good players.”
“I like the way Chivas interprets the game through all Mexicans; It’s not the same as Athletic Bilbao, but it’s very similar. That there can only be Mexicans is something to be recognized, The effort, and above all because it is football that is not given the importance it enjoys in Europe, because there are great players who have to be on the world show. Sentenced to Baby Mel.