Studying confirmed Jose Gomes because the membership’s new supervisor on Saturday.
The 48-year-old Portuguese was confirmed because the Championship membership’s new boss after their winless was run was prolonged to seven video games by a house defeat to Middlesbrough.
“Studying FC are delighted to announce that José Gomes has right this moment been formally appointed as first staff supervisor of the Royals,” the membership mentioned on Twitter.
Gomes took cost of Portuguese facet Rio Ave for the final time on Wednesday as they misplaced to Sporting Lisbon within the Portuguese Cup.
Studying had been looking for a brand new supervisor since sacking Paul Clement two weeks in the past and it initially appeared it will be one other Portuguese who took over.
Nevertheless, the Royals failed to achieve an settlement with Vitoria de Guimaraes for Luis Castro, and turned their consideration to Gomes.
Gomes, who leaves Rio Ave sixth within the Primeira, is an skilled coach who has labored at Porto and Benfica, in addition to taking cost of Pacos de Ferreira, Desportivo das Aves, Leixoes, Uniao de Leiria and Moreirense for various intervals.
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The 48-year-old returned to Portuguese soccer with Rio Ave in the summertime after a spell in Saudi Arabia with Al Taawon.
His first sport accountable for the Royals, who’re only one place above the relegation zone, will come in opposition to fellow strugglers Millwall on Boxing Day, who’re behind Studying solely on aim distinction.
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