Owen Coyle appointed new manager of Indian Super League side Chennaiyin FC

Owen Coyle has returned to management
Owen Coyle has returned to management

Former Burnley and Bolton manager Owen Coyle has been appointed the new boss of Indian Super League side Chennaiyin FC.

The 53-year-old replaces John Gregory, who parted company with the club last week after a poor start to the season that sees them second bottom of the table.

Coyle, who has agreed a deal until the end of the season, told the club's media team: "I am incredibly proud to join Chennaiyin FC as their head coach.

"It will be my immense privilege to join a club with so much success already in its early history with two ISL titles.

"I believe we possess a squad with great potential and the hunger to do well, complimented by an ardent fanbase always backing us. I can't wait to get started."


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