South Korea FA warn against big name arrivals

first_imgThe Korea Football Association (KFA) have issued a warning to local media outlets over the potential damage they are causing by linking names such as Louis van Gaal, Andre Villas-Boas and Luiz Felipe Scolari to their managerial post at the national teamCurrent head coach Shin Tae-yong faces an uncertain future in charge of the national side, following their group stage exit at the World Cup – even if that did include a historic 2-1 win over defending champions Germany.Reports have emerged recently in Korea linking several big-name candidates to Tae-yong’s position, but the KFA have now released a statement urging local media to hold back from publishing articles from foreign news sources in regards to South Korea football team.“These rumours have come through foreign media to be reported by the domestic media,” read the statement, via ESPN.“Not only does this cause confusion among fans, it can have a negative impact on negotiations that take place with genuine candidates.”The football association added that they will be issuing no more statement with Kim Pan-gon, head of the KFA’s technical committee, revealing that their current manager will be evaluated amongst the shortlist of candidates they currently have available.Matteo Darmian snubs Solskjaer Taimoor Khan – September 8, 2019 The Manchester United manager was snubbed by Matteo Darmian who heaped praise over the likes of Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal.Matteo Darmian has…“We will regard Shin Tae-yong as one of the candidates, and he’ll be up against other candidates being considered,” Kim said.“We will interview these candidates and compare each one of them with Shin before we name the coach.”He added: “We have to play an active style of football, using penetration and forward passing, with stamina at the foundation,”“And the coach should produce results that befit our national team’s status.”last_img

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