V Flamengo is monitoring the search for a new coach for the next season and has one more goal. This is 46-year-old Portuguese Rui Faria, who has been left without a club since leaving Al-Duhail in Qatar. The information was released by journalist Julio Gomes from Uol Sports.
Working at Al-Duhail is Rui Faria’s only job as a coach. He led the club for two seasons with a record of 39 games and 20 wins. In Qatar football, he has won the following titles: Liga Qatar (2019/2020) and Qatar Emir Cup (2018/2019).
Before starting his coaching career, Rui Faria worked for 17 years as an assistant coach to Jose Mourinho. In his previous position, he worked for major clubs such as Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United.
V Flamengo he is looking for a new coach for the vacancy of Renato Gaucho, who was fired after the defeat palm trees 2-1 in the 2021 Copa Libertadores of America final.
Thanks to the success of Jorge Jesus between 2019 and 2020, in which he won Campeonato Brasileiro, Copa Libertadores da América, Supercopa do Brasil and Recopa Sudamericana.
In addition to Jorge Jesus himself and Rui Faria, Flamengo also tries Portuguese names like Carlos Carvalyal and Vitor Pereira.