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Atltico announces the hiring of coach Eduardo Coudet

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Eduardo Coudet is the new coach of Atlético

New Commander Set! Atltico introduced the hiring of 48-year-old Argentine coach Eduardo Coudet final Saturday night (19/11). Cuca’s successor involves Belo Horizonte with a contract till December 2024.



Born in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, Coudet started his profession as a footballer with Platense. In his homeland, the former midfielder performed for Rosario Central, San Lorenzo, River Plate and Colón. He performed overseas for Celta de Vigo (Spain), San Luis (Mexico), Necaxa (Mexico), Philadelphia Union (USA) and Fort Lauderdale Strikers (USA).

His teaching profession started in 2015 at Rosario Central, the place he was thought-about an idol. Then Coudet labored at Tijuana (Mexico), at Racing (Argentina), at Internacional and at last at Celta de Vigo.

The most excellent work outdoors the 4 strains was undoubtedly beneath the management of Racing. Coudet gained the 2018/19 Argentine Championship and the 2019 Argentine Superliga with the membership.

With an extravagant character and really energetic on the edge of the pitch, Coudet has been in comparison with the likes of Jurgen Klopp and Marcelo Bielsa many occasions resulting from the manner he sees soccer. The 48-year-old Argentine has an offensive philosophy and is thought for the excessive calls for he locations on his athletes.

At Atletico, Eduardo Coudet shall be challenged to steer one of the greatest groups in the nation again to the path of nice achievements. After a repeatedly victorious yr in 2021, Galo disillusioned in 2022 and concluded the yr “solely” by profitable the Brazilian Super Cup and the Mineiro Championship.

Working at Inter and my relationship with Rodrigo Caetano

Last Wednesday (16/11), Atlético’s director of soccer Rodrigo Caetano defined the departure of Argentine Eduardo Coudet from the Internacional staff in 2020. According to the supervisor, the attrition in Colorado was brought on by the distance between expectations and actuality. The director claims that the membership from Rio Grande do Sul couldn’t fulfill what they promised Coudet in December 2019 after they employed the Argentine.

“Regarding Coudet, it was really a query of philosophy throughout the International. When we employed Eduard Coudet, at the finish of 2019, he took over in January 2020. We all know the catastrophe that occurred in March 2020. 2020 with the arrival of the pandemic,” he recalled.

“There, at Internacional, if we did not have already got many monetary circumstances, they reversed the logic. It was time to scale back the salaries of all workers and athletes, and we couldn’t adjust to Coudet’s proposal at the starting,” added Rodrigo Caetano.

Despite working at Internacional for lower than a yr, Coudet’s management was effectively acquired by the soccer world. In 46 video games for Colorado, the Argentine scored 24 wins, 13 attracts and 9 losses. That season, Inter would develop into runners-up in Brazil, one level behind Flamengo.

Coudet’s departure happened in November 2020 – earlier than the finish of the season. Atltico’s present director of soccer recalled the stress between the coach and the board over the quantity of funding, however assured that there was no form of damage, stressing: “We stayed in contact many, many occasions”.

“Then it could possibly be completed. Then Coudet wasn’t proud of it and had a proposal from Celta Vigo. He paid the high quality, canceled and left. After that we stored in contact many, many occasions. nice coach sure, however I’ll repeat: I imply, that this entire scenario occurred as a result of of the pandemic. He at all times instructed me, “I’m going to Brazil to develop into champion, to problem for the title. Since the window had closed at that time and we weren’t making any massive strikes, he determined to depart for apparent causes. That was it,” Caetano concluded.


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