Juan Carlos Osorio will lead Mexico into World Cup qualifying in the wake of coming to an agreement to assume responsibility of the national team.
Osorio left his post at Sao Paulo in midweek and affirmed his expectation to sign as Mexico supervisor in the wake of leaving his post. The 53-year-old Colombian headed out to Los Angeles to wrap up transactions with Mexico’s Football Federation (FMF). The two gatherings met in southern California on the eve of the CONCACAF Cup to settle contractual terms.
Those transactions yielded an agreement on a basic level to make him the fifth national team manager in a little more than two years, as indicated by a discharge by the FMF hours before the playoff against the United States (live, 8 p.m. ET, FS1, FOX Sports GO).
Osorio will sign his new contract next week before his expected disclosing in a public interview in Mexico City on Wednesday.
The Colombian ventured down as coach of club Sao Paulo FC a week ago following a five-month stretch.
Ricardo Ferretti assumed control Mexico coaching obligations on a break premise in July after the release of previous manager Miguel Herrera, who was blamed for punching a television correspondent at an air terminal two days in the wake of winning the Gold Cup.
Mexico confronts the United States on Saturday in Pasadena, California, in a playoff game for a billet in the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia.
The choice to select Osorio wraps up the extended procedure of supplanting Miguel Herrera as national team coach. Herrera exited after a contention with a columnist in the wake of the CONCACAF Gold Cup victory this late spring, however the FMF attempted to distinguish and sign a successor in the following weeks.
Tigres UANL supervisor Ricardo Ferretti rejected suggestions to serve as the lasting manager, however he consented to lead the team for four matches as interval manager while the FMF found a perpetual manager. Ferretti is responsible for the side for the playoff against the United States at the Rose Bowl on Saturday night.
He will sign his new contract next week before his expected disclosing in a public interview in Mexico. Osorio joins Mexico after a brief stretch at Sao Paulo. The previous Chicago Fire and New York Red Bulls manager appreciated impressive achievement in his homeland with Once Caldas and Atletico Nacional before moving to Brazil prior this year.