Chelsea has announced the stand down of their technical director, Micheal Emenalo, reports Chelsea website.
Emenalo while announcing his decision said “: ‘This has been a very difficult decision to make, but one I believe is right for both myself and my family, and the club. I have had the privilege to work alongside some of the most talented people in the world of sport over the past 10 years, and I will depart incredibly proud of the achievements we have made. I wish Chelsea every success and look forward to following the club’s future triumphs from afar”
Chelsea coach, Antonio conte said he is very sorry to see the Nigerian leave Chelsea.
“ I would like to thank him for all his help and support since I arrived at this club. I have enjoyed working with him very much, we celebrated a Premier League title together in May, and I wish him the very best for the future.” He said .
Michael arrived at Chelsea in 2007, and in 10 years at Stamford Bridge has contributed to a period of unprecedented success for the first team and Academy.
Since 2011, he has been the club’s technical director, supporting the work of the first team management, leading the club’s international and domestic scouting network and assisting in driving the technical programmes of our Academy and international youth network.