Al-Nasr Club's management, led by Saud Al-Sweilem, is close to signing a European coach who led the club's first team after the dismissal of Argentine Daniel Carinho.
According to media reports, the victory opened the door to negotiations with Portuguese coach Leonardo Jardim, the former coach of Monaco, but he did not opt for his next destination in Asia, both the Chinese league or the professional league of Saudi Arabia.
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According to news agencies, sources close to the Portuguese coach said Jardim was very close to the Chinese league and gradually moved away from the club's victory, according to the expected salary of a great coach.
Jardim is one of the best coaches in the continent and has led Monaco in four seasons since 2014-2015 and has trained many rising talents who left Monaco for the biggest European clubs, such as Cillian Mbabi and Fabinho.
Jardim reached the French league in 2016-2017 with Monaco, he also won the league and cup with Olympiacos in the 2012-2013 season, as well as Sporting Lisbon and Sporting Lisbon.
Many coaches were associated with the club after the dismissal of Carnegie, in particular Portuguese Vittor Pereira, Dutch Van Marwijk and Argentine Frank Kudelk, but none of them was anything official until now.
Marvik led Saud's national team in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia in 2018 and managed to reach the World Cup, but the relationship between him and the federation of the Saudi Football Federation ended in qualification.
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