Indian Super League franchise Delhi Dynamos have finally found their coach as they finalised a deal with Brazilian star Roberto Carlos on Wednesday, the dead line for registering the name of the coach, The Telegraph – Kolkata reported.
But, the Delhi based ISL franchise are yet to make a formal announcement.
Sources claimed Carlos was interested with the Dynamos job after his negotiation with Qatar’s Al Arabi proved futile. He was in contact with the Dynamos officials for the past few weeks. Now, he will replace the Dutch coach Harm van Veldhoven, who was in charge of Delhi Dynamos last season.
A wingback, famous for his overlaps and stunning curling free kicks, Carlos was the member of the Brazilian sides that reached the final of the 1998 World Cup before winning it four years later in South Korea and Japan.
While all other franchise have already announced the name of their coaches and managers for the second edition of the cash rich league ISL, Dynamos source said they were facing various problems and would officially announce the manager in the next few days.
While defending champions Atletico de Kolkata would continue with Antonio Lopez Habas, the legendary Zico would have his second stint with FC Goa. The other coaches are Cesar Farias (NorthEast United FC), Peter Taylor (Kerala Blasters), David Platt (FC Pune City), Marco Materazzi (Chennaiyin FC) and Nicolas Anelka (Mumbai City FC).