Beşiktaş manager Mustafa Denizli resigns due to health reasons
Mustafa Denizli the Beşiktaş manager has resigned for health reasons.
Mustafa denizli who organized a press conference on Friday broke the news that he will be resigning from Beşiktaş due to a high blood pressure illness.
Mustafa denizli played a great part in the Turkish giants, Beşiktaş’s championship in the 2008-09 Turkish Super League.
The former Turkey national team manager also went into the history books as the first manager to make Galatasaray, Fenerbahce and Beşiktaş champions.
Mustafa Denizli who declined to answer any questions said “For almost two year I am here (Beşiktaş). During this time period I want to thank everyone for the support they have given me,
“Beşiktaş is my childhood love. I have always said this. And nothing has changed today. For the past few days, news have emerged which has upset me. I need time to recover so I do not know how long it will take for me to return to Beşiktaş.”
“Because of my health I have asked for time off as manager. Like our chairman said on Tuesday, because I can’t help Beşiktaş while I am healthy and so I can wrest more, we have taken this decision.”
“Anyone who writes (newspaper) contrary to this is lying. I was very happy at Beşiktaş but I need time to wrest. I want to thank the chairman and other board members off their support on this matter.”
“I asked my club to assign a new manger to Beşiktaş immediately. Next year’s program for Beşiktaş has already been developed, we are not going to allow anyone to unjustly blame and accuse Beşiktaş of wrongdoing”
“I want to thank everyone that has worked with me at Beşiktaş. I have never criticized anyone at any point.”
Some newspapers had written that relations between Mustafa Denizli and some of the Beşiktaş board members had deteriorated due to the Beşiktaş footballers not receiving their money.
It was also rumored that Beşiktaş were in talks with German manager Bernd Schuster which was the breaking point for Denizli.
Beşiktaş representatives had denied that they were in talks with any managers but after Denizli’s resignation, Beşiktaş chairman Demiroren had said that “Beşiktaş will be under talks with six different managers. “
After the press conference, many sports writers noticed and criticized the happy nature of Denizli’s departure.
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