The exporter German Burgos, who was an assistant to Diego Simeone in the Atlético de Madrid and in Racing Club, arrived in Argentina on Tuesday to take over as coach of Newell’s Old Boys and this afternoon he will conduct his first training session with a view to Friday’s debut against Unión.
“We hope to do everything well to prepare for Friday’s game. Together with my coaching staff we speak for Zoom since Spain with the players and we told them how work is going to be. The exercises on Monday are also sent by us, “said‘ el Mono ’at a press conference from the airport.
As reported by the club, the coach will sign a contract until December 2021 with the option of extending it for one more season.
“I am very happy to return to my country. I take this challenge with a lot of experience. It is time to step forward and play it. Newell’s He trusted me and I did too ”, he added.
Burgos will replace the technician Frank Kudelka in a team that has several references.
Maxi Rodríguez, 40 years old, Fernando Belluschi, 37, Ignacio Scocco Y Pablo perez, 35, and Mauro
FormicaThe 32-year-old are some of the most experienced players on the squad.
His debut will be on Friday against Unión de Santa Fe in the opening of the sixth day of the Professional Soccer League Cup.
With eight days to go, the Rosario team is twelfth (out of thirteen teams) in Zone B with only one point, nine from Lanús, which occupies the last place in the classification area for the next instance. His rival, Union, is sixth with nine units. In the past day, Newell’s He was beaten by Defense and Justice, who beat him 4-0.