In Montevideo they assure that it will be a key week to negotiate the arrival of Marcelo Gallardo to the Uruguay national team

El Muñeco is the main candidate to take over as coach of the Uruguayan team (Photo: @RiverPlate)

For the first time in 15 years, Uruguayan team He has to go out and find a new technical director. After the dismissal of Oscar Washington Tabárez for the bad results so far of the current South American qualifiers, set Charrúa You must get a coach who will set the course and go for the feat of achieving one of the passages to the Qatar World Cup 2022. And the name of Marcelo gallardo appears as the main obsession of the leaders of the Light blue.

As reported by the newspaper The country in your sports supplement Ovation, the Doll He is the right person to take on the challenge on the other side of the Río de la Plata, although the former DT of San Lorenzo, Diego Aguirre. In the last hours, the newspaper reported that it will be a key week for the destination of Napoleon, Given the Ignacio Alonso, president of the Uruguayan Football Association, will hold a conversation through Zoom with the representative of the River strategist, thanks to the bond that was generated through a director of Nacional, a club in which Gallardo retired as a footballer, took his first steps as a coach and was crowned champion.

In the meantime, Marcelo gallardo, whose contract expires at the end of the year with the entity of Nunez, said in his last press conference that he will not talk about his future yet: “I understand your anxiety, but we are focused on the league, everything that comes after and that you imagine is for another time”.

River is the leader of the Professional Football League (LPF), with a six-point advantage over his guard Workshops, and the objective of Doll It is the domestic title he never won in his seven successful years at the helm of The band.

Aguirre’s is also a firm option, despite the fact that the coach has only been in charge of the team for five months. Inter of Porto Alegre. With an irregular gait, the team ranks seventh in the Brazilian, a long way from the vanguard outposts. In his favor, the former San Lorenzo He has a step as DT in the Uruguayan national team: he was in charge of the Sub 20 between 2007 and 2009.

The Teacher Tabárez, from 74 years, had two stages in charge of the Uruguayan team, with which he won the 2011 America’s Cup. In total, he directed 221 games, of which he won 104, tied 58 and lost 59. After directing to Uruguay on the America’s Cup 1989 and the Italy World Cup 90, the former coach of Mouth and Velez, among other teams, returned to the team selected in 2006 to begin a “Project for the institutionalization of national team processes and the training of their players” that ended up lasting 16 years.

The Light blue the World Cups in South Africa 2010, Brazil 2014 and Russia 2018 with Tabárez as a coach. On South Africa a historic fourth place was achieved, something that had not been achieved since Mexico 1970, and a year later he achieved the America Cup, what positioned Uruguay among the best selected on the planet.


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