Aguilas del América have launched their search for a new technical director in Europe and are eyeing Mexican Javier Aguirre and Uruguayan Diego Alonso as the main candidates to lead the team towards the Apertura 2023.
Who will be the new DT of America?
The board’s priority is Vasco Aguirre, who has had a wonderful season in Spain with Mallorca, a club he placed in the middle of the general standings and delighted fans to avoid relegation with as many rounds as anticipated. A day before the end of the tournament, Los Bermelones are in 12th place with 47 points.
Santiago Baños, America’s sports president, traveled to Spain to try to persuade Vasco Aguirre to take over the technical direction of Azulcremas, although according to information gathered by Halftime, it will not be easy as the Mexican coach is looking for another season. Would like to continue LaLiga and it has appeared since his first approach.
Baños is in the Old Continent to meet with Javier Aguirre and will also meet Diego Alonso, who will be the other candidate the Azulcrema board of directors likes for a new project.
Alonso, who has completed his phase as coach of the Uruguayan team, is taking courses in Europe to obtain a coaching license issued by UEFA and thus continues to prepare for future projects. His profile assures the management group of Las Aguilas, in addition to the fact that he has experience as Mexican soccer champion in 2016 with Pachuca to the title.
America is in need of a coach following the departure of Fernando “Tano” Ortiz, who could not lead the Eagles to the finals and the semifinals of the Clausura 2023 after losing to Chivas at Azteca Stadium.