Carlos Carvalhal

Carlos Carvalhal is a much-travelled head coach with a long list of top clubs under his belt.

He first turned to coaching at Espinho in 1998 but really made his name in 2002, when he became the first manager to take a Portuguese third division team into the UEFA Cup, after leading Leixoes to the final of the Taca de Portugal. Two years later he helped Vitoria back to the top flight, before moving to take charge of Belenenses.

His other achievements include leading Setubal to a Portuguese League Cup win in 2008 and qualification for the UEFA Cup, and taking Sheffield Wednesday to the EFL Championship play-offs in 2017.

He has also managed Sporting Lisbon in the Primeira Liga, Swansea City in the Premier League and Besiktas in the Turkish top flight.

He is currently the manager of Portuguese Primeira Liga team, Rio Ave.