Press reports revealed that the management of the Saudi Al-Nasr club received apologies from international coaches and negotiated with them to succeed the Brazilian Mano Menezes as the technical director of the team during the next stage.
Al-Nasr Saudi Club announced the dismissal of the Brazilian coach, Mano Menez, the coach, after the team’s 3-1 loss to Ittihad Jeddah in the Saudi Clasico, which brought them together at the “Mrsoul Park” stadium.
And the Saudi newspaper, “Al-Riyadia”, revealed that the club’s management sought to negotiate with several technical managers, led by former Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde, Italians Antonio Conte, former Inter Milan coach, Andrea Pirlo, former Juventus coach, Swiss Lucien Favre, former Borussia Dortmund coach, and Portuguese Paulo Fonseca. Former Roma coach, Spanish former Watford coach Kiki Flores, French coach Rudi Garcia, French Olympique Lyon coach, and Croatian coach Zlatko Dalic, but they apologized for accepting the task.
The newspaper confirmed that the Brazilian Marcelo Cesar, the interim coach, will continue his duties until the contract with a new technical staff.
The Saudi victory had achieved a difficult victory at the expense of its sub-match, with a goal without a response, in the match that brought the two teams together in the sixth round of the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Saudi Professional Cup..
The victory raised the balance of Al-Nasr Saudi Arabia to the ninth point in fifth place, while Al-Batin froze at five points in the 13th place in the table.