24 Jul Actual Madrid legend Michel exits Pumas on eve of recent Liga MX season
Former Actual Madrid legend Miguel Gonzalez, higher often known as “Michel,” has left Liga MX membership Pumas on the eve of the brand new season.
Michel communicated the choice on Thursday in a video statement, indicating that the surprising announcement was his choice. The gamers had been knowledgeable on Thursday morning.
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“I am informing you that very a lot to my remorse, I’ve determined to step down as head coach of Pumas, for private and household causes,” mentioned Michel.
The 57-year-old Michel took over the membership in Could 2019, main the college team to a 13th place end within the 2019 Apertura. Pumas had been in sixth place when the 2020 Clausura was suspended and later canceled.
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“I am certain that with the human materials, from the administrators to the teaching workers and the gamers, Pumas will obtain what it has all the time longed for: to be near the highest positions and change into champion as soon as once more,” continued the Spaniard.
Pumas’ youth team director Andres Lillini might be in cost on an interim foundation, whereas the membership appears to be like for Michel’s successor.
Pumas open the “2020 Guard1anes” season in opposition to Queretaro on Sunday.
Liga MX was compelled to postpone Thursday’s season opener between Atletico San Luis and FC Juarez due to a spate of constructive coronavirus assessments.
That sport is anticipated to be performed on Monday, relying on additional check outcomes at FC Juarez, the place there have been seven constructive instances.
A second Liga MX sport, Mazatlan vs. Puebla, was postponed late on Wednesday pending COVID-19 outcomes at Mazatlan. It was to be Mazatlan’s Liga MX debut scheduled for Friday, however it’s now set for Monday (11 p.m. ET).