Inter Miami appoint Lionel Messi’s former boss Gerardo Martino as head coach

Former Barcelona and Argentina supervisor Gerardo Martino has been appointed as the brand new head coach of Inter Miami.

The 60-year-old Argentinian arrives on the Main League Soccer outfit co-owned by David Beckham after they sacked the latter’s ex-Manchester United team-mate Phil Neville earlier this month.

It’ll reunite Martino together with his compatriot Lionel Messi, with the World Cup winner to affix the Florida aspect after leaving Paris St Germain on the finish of his contract.

Martino, who coached Messi with Barcelona and Argentina, stated in a membership assertion: “I’m very excited to affix a giant membership like Inter Miami and I do know collectively we will accomplish many nice issues.

“The membership has the mandatory infrastructure to be a serious competitor within the area and I imagine that with everybody’s arduous work and dedication we will get there.”

Beckham stated: “’Tata’ is a extremely revered determine in our sport whose observe document speaks for itself.

“We’re assured that his achievements within the sport and expertise as a head coach will encourage our crew and excite our followers and sit up for seeing the impression he may have on and off the sphere.”

Martino has been a Copa America runner-up twice with Argentina and as soon as with Paraguay, and likewise overseen Mexico profitable the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

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