Former Romania and Turkey supervisor Mircea Lucescu has been appointed Dynamo Kyiv coach, the Ukrainian membership stated on Thursday.
Lucescu, who turns 75 subsequent Wednesday, beforehand reworked Shakhtar Donetsk right into a power to be reckoned with on the Ukrainian and worldwide stage.
After becoming a member of Shakhtar in May 2004 he gained eight Ukrainian champions titles, 5 nationwide cups and most importantly claimed the Europa League title in 2009 with the membership, to grow to be its most profitable coach ever.
He can also be a famed coach in Turkey, managing Turkish golf equipment Galatasaray (2000-2002) and Besiktaş (2002-2004), and the Turkish nationwide staff (2017-19).
During his tenure at Galatasaray, Lucescu gained the UEFA Super Cup in 2000, and the Turkish Super League in 2002.
“I hope that the victorious traditions of Dynamo Kyiv will likely be revived with the arrival of Lucescu and his teaching staff,” Dynamo president Ihor Surkis stated.
“I hope he’ll win many titles and the followers will consider Mircea by his outcomes. Good luck to him!”
Lucescu replaces Oleksiy Mykhaylychenko, who was sacked on Monday after Dynamo’s disappointing league season.
Dynamo, Ukraine’s most profitable and in style membership with 15 league titles since 1993, completed second within the league however 23 factors behind Shakhtar, who gained the championship within the final 4 seasons.