After the quarter-finals in Qatar, Brazil’s football fans would like to place their dream of Hexa, their sixth World Cup title, in the hands of Spanish super coach Pep Guardiola. The master maker of England’s top club Manchester City is only a few hours after the renewed World Cup knockout.
the Selecao in the 2: 4 penalty shootout against Croatia (1: 1 aet) favorite in several polls to succeed Tite, who resigned in the evening.
On the Globoesporte internet portal, they voted more than 32 percent in favor of the former Bayern coach and title collector at FC Barcelona until just before midnight. At UOL Esporte, too, almost a third of the votes go to the Spaniard.
However, Portugal’s Abel Ferreira, who led SE Palmeiras to the Brazilian championship this year and in recent years to the 2020 cup and Copa Libertadores triumphs in 2020 and 2021, is the number one favorite there.
Domestic contenders like Dorival Junior, who recently won the Libertadores Cup with CR Flamengo, are only to be found among the other runners. A decision on Tite’s successor is not planned before January.
The CBF had already asked ex-Bayern coach Guardiola once, but was deterred by an alleged annual salary of 24 million euros.
For incumbent Tite, more than six years as manager at Selecao Bank ended on Friday. In 81 games under the direction of the 61-year-old, who is planning a six-month break hoping for offers from Europe, there have been only six defeats, but including the painful bankruptcies in the 2018 World Cup quarter-finals against Belgium and now against Croatia as well as last year in the final at the Copa America in the domestic Maracana against Argentina.