The former assistant to Pep Guardiola during his time as coach of Barcelona, Manchester City and Bayern Munich, Domenec Torrent, He has landed in Brazil to start his new stage as coach of Flamengo.
Officialized last Friday as a technician, ehe Spaniard faces this opportunity after the Portuguese Jorge Jesús, weeks ago his return to Portuguese Benfica was announced. Torrent landed this morning at the Rio de Janeiro airport, where a crowd of fans of the ‘Rubro-Negro’ outfit awaited his arrival to offer you all your admiration, with banners on which messages of support could be seen. “Aló Nación, olé, olé, olé, Domenec is from the ‘Mengao’. Chapulín” said one of them, and some of those present chanted his name.
After the official signing, made some statements to ESPN Brazil where he made his slogan clear: “Flamengo is one of the largest clubs in the world. We have to win, win and win. We are ready to win titles and play well. I am happy to be part of this great club, of this great nation. “
After having accompanied Guardiola in three different stages and getting different titles with Santpedor at his side, Torrent faces this stage in Brazil with the difficult objective of not missing Jorge Jesús. The now Benfica manager, managed to win in 2019 both the Brasileirao – he will defend the title in this edition that will begin shortly – and the Copa Libertadores, in addition to the Brazilian Super Cup.