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Persepolis Coach Calderon Linked to UAE: Report

07 Dec 2019, 16:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Persepolis coach Gabriel Calderon has reportedly been linked with becoming the UAE's new head coach following Bert van Marwijk's sacking.

- Sports news -

Emirati football federation sacked the Dutch after they lost to Qatar 4-2 in the Persian Gulf Cup.

Saudi Journalist Alshdadi has reported that the UAE wants to hire the Argentine coach.

Calderon replaced Branko Ivankovic in Persepolis in July and his team is a favorite to win the Iran Professional League for the fourth year in a row.

Calderon has previously worked in Saudi Arabian football teams Al-Ittihad and Al-Hilal.

He has also led Persian Gulf countries Oman and Bahrain.

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