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German Burgos as Newell’s Old Boys’ coach

Sun 14 March 2021 | 16:22

Based on Newell’s Old Boys’ statement, German Burgos is appointed as the new club coach.

German Burgos

has put pen to paper with

Newell’s Old Boys

for a contract that will keep him until December 2021 with an option allowing them to extend the deal.

The 51-year-old worked with

Diego Simeone


Atletico Madrid

as his right-hand man during the last decade before deciding to follow his goal of managing his own team.

Burgos is going to start his job at Estadio Marcelo Bielsa on Tuesday’s training session as his side gets ready to face

Union de Santa Fe

on Friday.

During his career as a player, Burgos featured in Argentina and Spain as a shot-stopper. The former Argentina international then worked with Simeone as his assistant at Atletico, as well as Catania and Racing Club. He was also given a short spell as a manager at Carabanchel in 2010.

source: SportMob