Spanish media “Coach Aguirre, the Korean national soccer team is also a candidate for destination”

Director Javier Aguirre

A report has emerged that the next destination for coach Javier Aguirre (65, Mexico), who worked with Lee Kang-in (Paris Saint-Germain) at Spanish professional soccer team Mallorca, has included the Korean national soccer team’s head coach.

Spanish media outlet Marca said on the 1st (Korean time), “The possibility of renewing Coach Aguirre’s contract with Mallorca is still open, but it will not be easy. Coach Aguirre wants a contract period of more than two years and has various options.” reported.

The media continued, “Coach Aguirre is considering not only Mallorca but also other destinations. One of them is the Korean national team, where the national team head coach is vacant due to the dismissal of coach Jurgen Klinsmann,” adding, “The Mexican national team and the Osasuna (Spain) club are also possibilities. “he added.

Coach Aguirre is a leader that is familiar to domestic fans as well.

Coach Aguirre, who has been leading Mallorca since the 2022-2023 season, is considered a leader who recognized Lee Kang-in’s talent and utilized it properly.

Under Coach Aguirre, Lee Kang-in recorded the most attack points in a season in Europe with 6 goals and 7 assists in Mallorca in the 2022-2023 season.

Coach Aguirre has extensive experience leading not only the club but also the national team.

He led the Mexican national team to the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup and the 2010 South African World Cup, and also led the Japanese national team and the Egyptian national team.

However, Coach Aguirre also has painful memories of stepping down as head coach of the Japan national team in February 2015 while being investigated for being involved in a match-fixing incident that occurred while he was in charge of Real Zaragoza (Spain) in the 2010-2011 season.

Meanwhile, the Korea Football Association, which is working on selecting the next head coach, has narrowed down the final candidates to two to three. 섯다

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *