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Poland to nominate former Portugal supervisor Santos as coach: Reports

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Poland to appoint former Portugal manager Santos as coach: Reports

Poland will appoint former Portugal supervisor Fernando Santos as their new coach, Polish media reported on Monday.

The 68-year-old Santos, whose Portugal contract was terminated in December after their World Cup quarter-final exit to Morocco, was photographed at Warsaw airport on Monday.

Polish FA (PZPN) president Cezary Kulesza stated on Sunday that the brand new nationwide staff supervisor will probably be offered on Tuesday.

There has been no official announcement however Polish Minister of Sport and Tourism Kamil Bortniczuk has congratulated Kulesza and the FA on the appointment.

“Santos is a coach with a very good CV (Greece and Portugal since 2010, and previously top Portuguese and Greek clubs), successes (European Championship), experience in working with great stars, led by @Cristiano,” he tweeted on Monday.

Santos led Portugal to success at Euro 2016 and the 2018-19 Nations League with Cristiano Ronaldo as captain. At membership degree he has managed Porto, AEK Athens, Panathinaikos, Sporting, Benfica, PAOK and he additionally had a four-year spell as Greece coach.

Former Poland coach Czeslaw Michniewicz left on the finish of December after the FA determined to not renew his contract after he had guided the staff to their first World Cup knockout stage look in 36 years on the 2022 match in Qatar.