First Vice-President of the Russian Football Union (RFU) Nikita Simonyan named a specialist whom he would like to see as head coach of Spartak. It is reported by “Sport-Express”.
He noted that if you choose from the Spartak team, the coach of the Russian national team, Stanislav Cherchesov, would have done an excellent job with this role. “This is a man with principles. Well, and most importantly, look at the scoreboard, ”Simonyan added.
The current head coach of Spartak Domenico Tedesco announced his retirement from the team at the end of the season. Among the contenders for the post were Lyon coach Rudy Garcia, France, and Rui Vitoria, Portugal.
At the moment, Cherchesov is in charge of the Russian national team. He took the team to the quarterfinals of the 2018 World Cup. From 2007 to 2008, the specialist was already heading Spartak. Over the years, he served as head coach in Terek Grozny, Amkar Perm, Dynamo Moscow and Polish Legia.