Jose Peseiro is returning to Portugal's top
flight after signing a two-year deal to coach Braga, the Premier League club
said on Friday.
The 52-year-old, who led Sporting Lisbon to the UEFA Cup final in 2005, had
been in charge of Saudi Arabia until last year.
"Braga is now one of the four top Portuguese clubs," Peseiro said.
"I enjoy good football and it is essential to preserve the club's current
dynamics, with our first objective being to reach the Champions League group
Braga were beaten by Porto in the 2011 Europa League final and finished
third in the Premier League to earn a spot in the qualification stage of the
As well as his success with Sporting Lisbon, Peseiro is a former assistant
coach at Real Madrid and has had stints at Rapid Bucharest and Panathinaikos
since leaving Portugal in 2006.
Braga's previous coach Leonardo Jardim left the club last month and has
joined Greek champions Olympiakos.
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