Gerardo "Tata" Martino (55) would accept that Mexican nationals will be led for the next four years, according to reports reported by various sports media in the United States on Thursday.
"Finally there is a white smoke In the Mexican football federation and DT, Gerardo "Tata" Martino will be in charge of Tricolor, "they announced today from a sports stadium.
According to information from Univision Deportes, the former Barcelona coach and Argentine national team would accept the offer and I would sign a contract for four years and $ 8.8 million.
Who was named coach of the year in the MLS in the past, after a great campaign Atlanta United, will formalize his landing in El Tri when his team completes his participation in the post-season of the US League – is on the final list of the Eastern Conference –
Negotiations with Argentina would begin in July, when the Colombian coach Juan Carlos Osorio resigned from the leadership of the team after taking part in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, detail Fok Sports.
If landing is completed, Martino would be the fourth Argentine coach to lead Mexico.
Cesar Luis Menotti He was led by the 1991/92 (19 games) Vicente Caietano Rodriguez He did it in 1992 (sword) and Ricardo Lavolpe he trained Tricolor from 2002 to the 2006 World Championships in Germany, where, paradoxically, he was eliminated by Argentina in a round of 16, 2-1 in extra time.
Martino already has a lot of experience as a driver of the national team since he was coach of Argentina and Paraguay, who had the best classification of his history at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
"Dad" also directed Barcelona Lionel Messi After winning the championship with Nevell in 2013, the team with which he played as a professional and recorded matches (505).
In his stage play, after winning three titles of the First Division with Nevell, Martino arrived at CD Tenerife, Spain, where he played only 15 games and returned to our country and continued his career in Nevell in 1991/94. In the 1994/95 season, he played in Lanus.
In mid-1995 he returned to "Leprechaun", but since he played only 15 games that went away because of his differences with the then club president, controversial Eduardo Jose Lopez.
He had a farewell party, and the seat of the Colossus of Independence Parks was his name. In 1996, he signed for O & M Higgins, Chile, and the same year he retired to Barcelona from Ecuador. His career began in 1998 in Almirante Brovn de Arrecife, who subsequently played in the First National B