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LA Galaxy appoint Vanney as new manager

Wed 06 January 2021 | 8:39

The LA Galaxy have named Greg Vanney as their new head coach, hoping to reestablish stability after a chaotic 2020.


LA Galaxy

have announced the club has hired

Greg Vanney

to replace

Guillermo Barros Schelotto

, who parted ways with the club at the end of the season.

The 46-year-old led

Toronto FC

to the MLS Cup championship and the domestic treble in 2017 during his 6-year spell as the team's head coach.

He resigned from his role after the 2020 season, but will now rejoin his former club as he looks to lead the Galaxy back towards the top of MLS.

“I am extremely excited about the opportunity to coach the LA Galaxy,”

said Vanney

. “The LA Galaxy are an iconic club with a rich history in Los Angeles, MLS and North American soccer over the last 25 years.

“I want to thank Dennis te Kloese, Chris Klein, Dan Beckerman and Mr. Anschutz for the opportunity to coach this team and represent a club so close to my heart. I am committed to working tirelessly for this club, our fans and Los Angeles to win a championship. I look forward to this new challenge in my career and am eager to get started.”

Galaxy general manager Dennis te Kloese added: “

Greg is a part of the history of the LA Galaxy and we are confident that he is the right person to lead our team moving forward


source: SportMob