This coming December 29, the deadline for Club América in order to decide who will be their new coach in the next 2021 season is over, as the team will return to they training sessions after a few days off. The Sports director Santiago Baños said that it is very importan for the institution, that by the time the squad returns, the team already have a coach and also in mind the rest of the reinforces that are expected to arrive.
The principal rumor has been of the former Cruz Azul, Robert Dante Siboldi, however Club América has studied many options both from Liga MX and from abroad. Even the name of River Plate coach Marcelo Gallardo, who is currently the highest paid on the continent, has come to be heard. The safest is that the directive opts for a technician outside the Liga MX and a foreigner.
So, the name of a world football acquaintance, the Spaniard Quique Setién, who is free, has taken a lot of strength. The former Barcelona strategist has a real chance of reaching Club América, since in 2019 the opportunity to come with Chivas de Guadalajara opened, just when the team broke relations with Paraguayan Jose Cardozo.
Quique Setien had already had previous contact with the board of the club America, because he was the coach of Real Betis when America sold him to the players Guido Rodriguez and Diego Lainez. The manager Setién, could be an interesting option for the Mexican soccer, he would contribute other ideas, experience and together with him, the young Mexicans would contribute a lot to the Liga MX.