Ex-Chelsea Manager Luiz Felipe Scolari Named New Palmeiras Manager

Brazilian returns to the Big Green after a decade...
Ex-Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has been appointed Brazilian club side Palmeiras' new manager.

Scolari, who has also managed the Brazilian and Portuguese national sides in a managerial career dating back to 1982, has returned to Brazil to manage the same side he left in 2000.

Scolari has been offered a two-and-a-half-year deal with the Big Green and will officially take the reins on July 15, after completing a stint as a pundit during the World Cup for SABC.

The 61-year-old's previous employment was at Uzbek team Bunyodkor, where he left by mutual consent on May 29 citing his son's education as the main reason.

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