The 51-year-old has been in cost since 2017 and described the spell as ‘the spotlight of my teaching profession’.
File picture of Joe Montemurro. AFP
London: Joe Montemurro, who guided Arsenal to the 2019 Ladies’s Tremendous League title, is because of step down on the finish of the season, the Australian coach stated on Wednesday.
The 51-year-old has been in cost since 2017 and described the spell as “the spotlight of my teaching profession”.
Arsenal stated Montemurro was leaving “to rejuvenate and spend extra time together with his household (he’s married with two kids)”.
“It was essentially the most troublesome skilled determination of my life as a result of I like this job and this membership, the membership that I’ve supported all my life,” he stated in an announcement.
“I’m extraordinarily grateful to the membership for his or her unwavering help throughout my time right here and for understanding and respecting my determination.”
Montemurro has stated he hopes to have the ability to signal with them by ending a Champions League spot.
They’re at present three factors behind third-placed Manchester United with one recreation in hand and a significantly increased aim distinction because the golf equipment battle for Champions League qualification.
“My focus now could be on serving to the staff finish the season robust and end as excessive as potential within the WSL, leaving the membership in good condition for the longer term.”
Montemurro is formally as a result of go away on Could 31, however Arsenal have stated they’ll instantly begin on the lookout for his successor.
Arsenal common supervisor Vinai Venkatesham has stated Montemurro will miss out, however he left the staff in a wholesome state and a strong platform to construct on.
“Joe has made a huge effect throughout his time with us and we look ahead to constructing on his legacy and main the membership to better success sooner or later,” stated Venkatesham.
“Ladies’s soccer is getting into an thrilling new period and because of Joe’s distinctive work, Arsenal are effectively positioned to be as a lot a power sooner or later as they’re previously.”