- Sep 17, 2004
LVG was brought in to bring his football ethics and start an original rebuild. We gave him a 3 year contract he only wanted two. I don’t believe it was ever a similar situation to Mourinho’s otherwise we wouldn’t have sacked him after winning an FA Cup. What exactly is Ole doing away from the field that’s so successful? I haven’t heard anything about new training methods, new dietitians, new Bielsa like monitoring of players. All things that we heard under LVG’s rebuild. All he’s done is get rid of players who were already one foot out and replaced them with no-one. I could have done that for half the price.Hes doing better than Moyes win% wise, but that was not the point anyways
Jose and LvG was brought in to win trophies i guess? But they did an awful job on the rebuild part. Ole on the other hand is less likely than Jose to bring silverware, but so far looks to do a better job on the rebuilding part. Doing a decent rebuild is not mutually exclusive with success on the field, but they are not the same either.
To put it another way: I would much rather end up 6th and see us promote and purchase young and promising players who would strengthen us 2-3 years from now than go all-in for top 4 and go for even more short term solutions because we want success now.