The Brazilians have been without a head coach since Henri Michel’s departure about two months ago, with Ted Dumitru having stepped in in a caretaker capacity towards the end of the season.
However, it seems Patrice Motsepe has finally found his man – and what a man it is according to Kickoff.com.
Bulgarian legend Hristo Stoichkov is being tipped to take over, despite
having been strongly linked with Iranian Premier League team Abu Moslem
less than a month ago. The 43-year-old coached his country’s national
team between 2004 and 2007.
“I’m not sure about the name, but what I know is that he used to play
for Barcelona and at one stage was manager of the Bulgaria national
team. He is already in the country and speaking with Sundowns," a club
Other former Barcelona stars from Eastern Europe include Goran Vucevic,
a former Croatian international, Igor Korneev, a former Russian
goalkeeper and current assistant to Guus Hiddink, and Robert
Prosinecki, another Croatian and current assistant to his country’s