01 Aug Flamengo appoint ex-Guardiola assistant, NYCFC boss Torrent as supervisor
Flamengo have appointed former New York Metropolis FC coach Domenec Torrent to exchange Jorge Jesus, who returned to Benfica earlier this month, the Brazilian giants introduced on Friday.
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The 58-year outdated signed a deal that may expire in December of 2021.
“I’m very happy to be part of this great nation,” he said, referring to the Flamengo support. “We are going to fight to win titles and we’ll see each other soon.”
Torrent, who spent 10 years as Pep Guardiola’s assistant at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City, coached New York City from June 2018 until November 2019.
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Earlier than becoming a member of Guardiola at Barca in 2007 he coached three golf equipment in his homeland Spain.
He faces a tricky process attempting to repeat the success of Jesus, who had a spectacular one-year keep. The Portuguese, who turned an icon at Gavea, led Brazil’s best-supported membership to their first Brazilian first division title since 2009, their first Copa Libertadores since 1981 and a Rio de Janeiro state championship.
In December, Flamengo got here inside a aim of lifting their second Membership World Cup title however fell in extra-time to Liverpool.
Torrent topped the Japanese Convention with NYCFC final season however left his put up shortly after an October playoff defeat to Toronto FC.
Info from Reuters was used on this report.