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Roberto De Zerbi
Brighton and Hove Albion

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RobertoDe Zerbi

Personal Details

  • Country of Birth
  • Status
  • Joined Club
    20 September 2022
  • Age
    43 years 355 days
  • Date of Birth
  • Premier League Seasons
  • Premier League Debut Match
    Liverpool (a),
    01 October 2022, Drawn 3 - 3

Manager Bio

Roberto De Zerbi was appointed head coach of Brighton & Hove Albion on 18 September, replacing Graham Potter.

Born in Brescia, Italy, De Zerbi spent much of his 13-year playing career in the Italian lower leagues as a midfielder, before retiring in 2013.

His first coaching role was with amateur Serie D side Darfo Boario in November 2013. 

He went on to manage Palermo, Benevento and Sassuolo in Serie A, where he developed a reputation for possession-based, attacking football.

He joined Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk in May 2021 and, in his one season at the club, became the first Italian manager to lift the Ukrainian Super Cup.

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