Portuguese side SC Braga on Monday announced the departure of Carlos Carvalhal. His exit from the club had been reported for a couple of the weeks, and following the end of the local season, it was time to make it official.
The manager has been linked to a couple of English sides such as Blackburn Rovers and Burnley, but also with a move to South America, where the likes of Atletico Mineiro and Flamengo were interested in taking him to Brazil.
So as Brazilian correspondents in Portugal speak of Carvalhal’s future, they point out that the manager could end up returning to the Premier League or the Championship next season.
UOL journalist Bruno Andrade writes that the manager should not move to Brazil. Then he points out that he’s a target for Al Wahda and Blackburn Rovers, without mentioning who’s closest to landing him.
Meanwhile, TNT Sports‘ Arthur Quezada writes that Burnley are one of the interested sides, and he’s also had approaches from the Middle East and Spain.
The journalist claims the manager should want until the end of the Premier League and La Liga seasons, so he can take a decision on his future.
So these should be interesting weeks for Blackburn Rovers and Burnley to work on their reported chase for the manager.