For his next trick, can he replicate that as interim coach of the La Liga club? The 42-year-old Solari is a former Argentina international who played for Real Madrid in the early 2000s. You can play with a 4-4-1-1 that's very attacking or a 3-4-3 that's very defensive and vice versa. Santiago Solari has been thrust straight into the deep end at Real Madrid. In 2005, Solari joined Inter Milan and was part of teams that won three successive Serie A titles, before he headed back to South America and played for San Lorenzo, Atlante and Peñarol. 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Real Madrid has announced that Santiago Hernan Solari will take over as the club's permanent coach, after a record-setting start in the job. He had previously coached Madrid’s “B” team. But now, the coach, Santiago Solari, has been forced to remove some more names from the squad.In part, it is to allow other players to fill the Non-Raised slots in the list. "Real Madrid's board of directors met today and decided to name Santiago Solari as first team coach until June 30, 2021," the club announced in a statement. For his next trick, can he replicate that as interim coach of the La Liga club? Solari spent several years managing the Real Madrid youth teams before being given the opportunity to coach the first team after the club sacked Julen Lopetegui in … Under Solari… all influence. Santiago Solari is the brother of David Solari . He had previously coached Madrid's "B'' team Solari was appointed as the interim coach about two weeks ago to replace the fired Julen Lopetegui and was rewarded with a long-term deal after leading the team … In order to sign with Madrid, Goal understands Chelsea want Conte to forego a €10 million (£9m/$11m) payment, which is complicating the negotiations between all three parties. Zinedine Zidane left his role as Real boss in May this year having led his former club to nine trophies in a two-and-a-half year spell, including three consecutive European titles. Before the international break in mid November, Real plays Melilla in the Copa del Rey, hosts Real Valladolid in La Liga and faces Viktoria Plzeň in the Champions League, before traveling to Galicia for an away league game against Celta Vigo. The 42-year-old, who spent five years at the club as a player, has been promoted from the Madrid B team to take the reigns of the senior side following the sacking of Julen Lopetegui on Monday. But also, coach Santiago Solari has his shopping wishlist. Santiago Hernan Solari knows what it takes to be a successful Real Madrid player. After wheeling and dealing about the coaching position in Real Madrid, the Spanish football club decided to make Real Madrid B and interim coach Santiago Solari as the permanent coach of the squad. Of course, Santiago Baños and his people look for options in the market. Club America announced on Tuesday that it has hired former Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari to fill the team's vacant manager position. Solari joins his players in gym session. “The Board of Directors of Real Madrid CF, meeting today November 13, 2018, has agreed to the appointment of Santiago Solari as coach of the first team until June 30, 2021,” said a … Solari started working as a manager in 2013, first being in charge of Real Madrid's youths. Santiago Hernan Solari knows what it takes to be a successful Real Madrid player. The 42-year-old Solari is a former Argentina international who played for Real Madrid in the early 2000s. Santiago Hernan Solari knows what it takes to be a successful Real Madrid player. After retiring he wrote a column for leading Spanish newspaper El Pais. READ: Emotional Mahrez scores winner for Man City on NFL scarred pitch. Copyright © 2021 Allen Media Broadcasting, LLC All Rights Reserved. Ex-Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari will return to the bench at Club America, the Mexican giants confirmed on Tuesday. An official Real statement thanked Lopetegui for his efforts but said the decision "aims to change the dynamics of the first team, when all the objectives of this season are still achievable. Solari was born in Argentina in 1976, and began his career with Richard Stockton College in the United States. The Italian is understood to be interested in taking the reigns at Santiago Bernabeu, but protracted negotiations between Madrid and Conte's former side, Chelsea, have the Blancos scrambling ahead of Wednesday's Copa del Rey match against Melilla. Back in Europe, he started his coaching career by working with Real Madrid's junior teams, before taking charge of Castilla -- the club's B team -- in 2016. "We'll see if I'm offered another career in the film industry when I leave. ", "I thank the people who voted for me, but I'm sure it's rigged," Solari quipped. For his next trick, can he... Santiago Hernan Solari knows what it takes to be a successful Real Madrid player. "The Board of Directors of Real Madrid CF, meeting today November 13, 2018, has agreed to the appointment of Santiago Solari as coach of the first team until June 30, 2021," said a Real statement on Tuesday. He won the Champions League in 2002 -- it was Solari that started the move that led to Zidane's breathtaking volley against Bayer Leverkusen in the final in Glasgow -- as well as two La Liga titles, two Spanish Supercups, one European Supercup and an Intercontinental Cup. That was handed to the board, and will wait for answers. Ahead of the 2016–17 season, he was appointed at the reserves who competed in Segunda División B. If managing the England international team is the "impossible job," then the Real hot seat is surely club football's equivalent -- as Julen Lopetegui quickly discovered when he was sacked on Monday after just two months in charge. That was the era of the "Galacticos" and Solari played alongside the likes of Zidane, featuring in 204 games and scoring 22 goals in five seasons as a merengue. The 42-year-old Solari is a former Argentina international who played for Real Madrid in the early 2000s. Three years later he made the move to Spain, joining Atletico Madrid. Failure to carry out the duties referred to in the previous paragraph will lead to the carrying out of corresponding disciplinary measures by the federation. Club America has named ex Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari as their new head coach, who will be replacing Miguel Herrera… Article 160 in RFEF's General Regulations document reads: 1. Solari's father Eduardo played professionally in Argentina while his brothers David and Esteban also pursued football careers, as did his cousin Augusto. Before the 2016-17 season, he was given the reigns to the Real Madrid Castilla - the Blanco's B team that plays in the third tier of Spanish football - and will now take charge of the senior side as they look to hire a permanent replacement for Lopetegui. The information contained in Goal (English) may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Goal (English), The Castilla coach has been thrown in at the deep end by Los Blancos, who have sacked the former Spain manager following their Clasico humiliation, Guardiola hits back at Klopp two-week break claim. All of this is more important than the tactical formation. "First you have to see what skills and what characteristics the players have -- who are and will always be the owners of football -- and afterwards know how I want to play, the style. The Spanish Football Federation's (RFEF) rules state that Real Madrid have a fortnight to permanently hire a new coach, or face disciplinary proceedings. Visit cnn.com/football for more news and videos. He led Real’s reserve team from 2016 until 2018 when he took over the top job from the sacked Julen Lopetegui. Other external candidates include Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino, whom the Madrid hierarchy have long been a fan of, though his signing of a new five-year contract in north London during pre-season complicates matters somewhat. ", READ: Leicester City -- Healing a broken city after 'horrific time for everybody'. Real Madrid's coach Santiago Solari gestures during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between RC Celta and Real Madrid at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo, Spain, Sunday, November 11, 2018. Their final fixture before November's international break is back in La Liga against Celta Vigo, by which time Solari's immediate future should be a lot clearer. "Later, the football culture of each country, the competition, the opponent, the pitch, the tactics, etc. The 42-year-old Argentine coach has led the team to four wins in four matches since taking over as caretaker manager replacing former Spanish national team coach Julen Lopetegui. After retiring he wrote a column for leading Spanish newspaper El Pais. Roberto Martinez has also been linked following his successful World Cup showing in charge of Belgium while there are even suggestions Jose Mourinho could return to the hotseat as he continues to struggle for consistency at Manchester United. Club América is trying to be the strong contender they usually are in Liga MX by bringing new talent into the team. He likes to read in English to retain his ability to speak the language. Real have a total of two weeks to appoint a new permanent coach, whomever that may be. Santiago Solari named as new Club America head coach. One of them could be set to depart the club soon. They then face surprise package Real Valladolid in La Liga before travelling to Czech Republic to take on Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League. Generated: 2020-12-31 11:00:02pm, eaturing in 204 games and scoring 22 goals in five seasons as a merengue. Club América’s newly appointed manager Santiago Solari also got involved in the team’s gym session before directing their … Real Madrid are currently in negotiations with former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, but his potential appointment is a complicated one. Sunday's humiliating 5-1 El Clasico defeat at the Camp Nou left Los Blancos ninth in La Liga, seven points behind the league leaders and proved the final straw for Lopetegui, who was dismissed from his position as Spain coach on the eve of the World Cup after agreeing to take charge of Real for the start of the 2018/2019 season. Club America announced on Tuesday that it had hired former Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari to fill the team's vacant manager position. If a coaching vacancy occurs after the competition (La Liga) has started, the club will be obliged to find a new coach who is licensed for the category within a maximum time frame of two weeks. Santiago Solari: Who is Real Madrid's interim coach? Conte has won Serie A three times, as well as the Premier League, but it remains to be seen if the Italian will eventually be appointed in Madrid. The good news for Solari is that there is a successful precedent for Real president Florentino Perez promoting a Real Madrid B coach to the top job. He too had coached the Real Madrid B team. Real Madrid have revealed why they appointed Santiago Solari as a permanent first-team coach. He had previously coached Madrid’s “B” team.. A total of 208 appearances followed, with Solari playing 90 minutes as the club beat Bayer Leverkusen in the 2001-02 Champions League final. ‘’The board of directors of Real Madrid C.F., which met today, 13 November 2018, has agreed to appoint Santiago Solari as first-team coach […] Santiago Solari is the nephew of Jorge Solari . What type of coach will Solari be at Real? Solari takes over at a time of immense upheaval at the club, with Real having been thumped 5-1 by Barcelona on Sunday, and also struggling for form without the goals of Cristiano Ronaldo. It wasn't just football trophies that Solari won at Real. Spells at Inter, San Lorenzo, Atlante and Penarol followed, with Solari earning a total of 11 caps for Argentina; he eventually returned to Real in 2013, taking charge of the youth team. Born in Rosario, Argentina -- also the birthplace of Lionel Messi -- Solari was educated at New Jersey's Richard Stockton College in the US, which partly explains why the 42-year-old's English is so good. Arsene Wenger remains out of work having left Arsenal at the end of the 2017-18 campaign while Joachim Low - who Madrid reportedly spoke to following Zinedine Zidane's resignation in May - is struggling with Germany and may be glad of the change of scenery. But who is the former Real midfielder, and how long will he remain in charge? Perhaps an interview he gave to El Gráfico magazine provides a clue. Copyright © 2021 Goal (English) All rights reserved. Under Solari, Castilla's results have been mixed -- in his three seasons in charge, the team finished 11th and eighth and is currently fifth in their group. Ronaldo or Messi - who has scored more goals? In Argentina, Solari's career took off at River Plate, where he won the Libertadores Cup in 1996. Solari was then replaced by Zinedine Zidane after … Santiago Solari is the brother of Esteban Solari . The club gave no indication of who they would appoint permanently. Three years later, a move to Atletico Madrid followed, before his dream move to Real. Santiago Solari has taken on his first coaching role since his unsuccessful Real Madrid stint as the new boss of Club America. "The Board of Directors of Real Madrid CF, meeting today November 13, 2018, has agreed to the appointment of Santiago Solari as coach of the first team until June 30, 2021," said a Real statement on Tuesday. Married with three children, Solari is intensively private and has no visible social media profile. Solari was nicknamed "El Indiecito" -- "the Little Indian" -- which is a nod to his uncle, Jorge Solari, who played in Mexico and was nicknamed "El Indio. Santiago Solari has been thrust straight into the deep end at Real Madrid. 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", "The board considers there to be a large disparity between the quality within the Real Madrid squad, which boasts eight nominees for the next Ballon d'Or award -- an unprecedented number in the club's history -- and the team's results to date.". When Atletico was relegated in 2000, Real moved to sign the Argentine winger. Real Madrid has announced that Santiago Hernan Solari will take over as the club's permanent coach, after a record-setting start in the job. Santiago Solari appointed Real Madrid permanent coach. Santiago Solari was virtually unknown outside of Spain and few saw him as a front-runner for the Madrid job, but he has always been well-regarded within the club. It is worth noting that Solari possesses such a licence. For his next trick, can he replicate that as interim coach of the La Liga club? Thus, provided he is not appointed permanent manager, Solari's reign is set to last a maximum of four games, starting with Wednesday's Copa del Rey clash against Melilla. A return to Argentina saw him take in spells at Newell's Old Boys and Renato Cesarini, but his professional career did not begin until 1996, at River Plate. Solari has been described as "highly educated, articulate, philosophical and a lover of books." "The Board of Directors of Real Madrid CF, meeting today November 13, 2018, has agreed to the appointment of Santiago Solari as coach of the first team until June 30, 2021," said a Real statement on Tuesday. ", READ: Suarez hat-trick helps Barca to El Clasico humbling. If not Conte, then Solari could be placed in permanent charge until the end of the season, though that is far from the ideal scenario. Though Conte is keen to take charge of Madrid, the Italian's compensation package with Chelsea still must be thrashed out after the Blues fired the Italian following the 2017-18 season. The Spanish giant signed the manager on a permanent basis till the end of the season after he secured the best start of any manager in 116-YEAR history. 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