COVENTRY City boss Mark Robins has hailed assistant manager Adi Viveash’s new contract as the club’s “most important signing” this summer.
Viveash has signed a new deal with the club has proved to be a vital part of City’s management team since he first joined in August 2017.
During his time with Coventry, Viveash has helped the Sky Blues to success in the League Two play-off final, the League One title and has re-established City in the Championship.
Viveash said: “I am delighted to sign a new contract with Coventry City and continue the work we’ve done over the last five years.
“The club is in a very different place on and off the pitch since the time I arrived and that is testament to everyone at the football club.
“I see any new contract as a pat on the back for the players, because it means the players have implemented the ideas we have tried to get across on the training pitch, so it’s a big thank you to them.
“Hopefully I will enjoy watching them this season as much as we did last campaign.”
Manager Mark Robins added: “It is excellent news that Adi has agreed a new contract with the club.
“In my opinion, this is the most important signing the club can make this summer.”
“Adi is a superb coach and has a huge wealth of experience and knowledge, and he has played a massive and hugely important role in what the club has achieved in recent years and the development of our squad over that time.
“The players and staff at the club look forward to continuing to work with Adi.”
Viveash enjoyed a trophy-laden spell with Chelsea’s youth sides prior to joining the Sky Blues winning three consecutive FA Youth Cup finals with their under-18’s as well as claiming two UEFA Youth League titles.
As a player, the 52-year-old represented the likes of Swindon, Reading and Walsall.