- Michel Salgado begins work with Egypt national team
- Salgado played for Celta Vigo, Real Madrid and Blackburn Rovers in his active days
- The 42-year-old alongside Hany Ramzy will assist Mexican manager Javier Aguirre
Ex-Real Madrid and Spain defence ace Michel Salgado has commenced work as an assistant manager with Egypt’s national team ahead of the Pharaohs 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
According to a BBC report, the 42-year-old's ex-football ace now tactician is keen to help revise the fortunes of the Pharaohs, after the summer World Cup in Russia, when they square up against visiting Niger’s Ménas on Saturday, September 8, 2018.
Interestingly, the former Los Blancos stars alongside Pharaoh’s legend, Hany Ramzy are expected to act as assistants to Mexican manager Javier Aguirre.
During his active days, Salgado, enjoyed over 250 appearances for Real Madrid and won 53-cap for Spain’s La Roja.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously had reported that Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has denied entering discussions with any club or national team after being linked with a move to become head coach of Egypt national team.
Recently, the former France international left his role as television pundit so as for him to focus on a career in managing a club or national side.
There have been reports that Henry who scored 228 goals in 376 appearances for the Gunners had talks with the Egyptian Football Federation for the possibility of him to become their next coach.
The 40-year-old Frenchman has now released a statement via Twitter insisting he has not entered discussions with any club or national association.
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