Frank de Boer is confident that he would succeed as coach of Atlanta United. The 48-year-old Dutchman living in the North hopes that in the United States, the failed foreign adventures in The Crystal Palace final.
“In Atlanta, I really got the feeling that something beautiful is about to happen. Or actually something going on. The club has over the last two seasons champion and that is the basis I want to expand,” he said Monday in conversation with The Telegraph.
“The MLS is upcoming and Atlanta United is a wonderful example of this. So give this club a 15 million dollar out for great talents, which I may further develop, and prepare for, for example, the Premier League. I think a lot of U.s. clubs, this example will follow.”
The Farmer signed at the end of last year a contract for four seasons with Atlanta and thereby made an end to a period of a year in which he is without a club sitting only as an analyst, performing at television channels.
“I have an awful lot of sense, because Atlanta is a fantastic challenge and I already for a long time sits still. It is time to return to work,” he says.
“There was also interest from the Middle East and Asia, and at the last moment of Anderlecht. But I had my choice already made, I wanted to go to Atlanta.”
“The public is the most important
The Farmer was in september 2017, after 77 days dismissed by Crystal Palace and before that he was after 85 days set aside at Internazionale.
The 112-fold international of the Dutch national team between december 2010 and may 2016, however, very successful as a trainer of Ajax. He won in that time, with the Amsterdammers to four league titles and one Johan Cruyff Schaal.
The Farmer is in Atlanta, the successor of Gerardo Martino. The 56-year-old Argentine ex-coach of FC Barcelona, is reportedly the leading candidate to be the new coach of the Mexican national team.
“I was immediately excited when Atlanta are reported. Earnie Stewart (former AZ-director, red.) also said that the future of American soccer looks very promising looks. But actually, I knew already quite a lot of from. ly because I have the MLS by the arrival of Zlatan and Wayne Rooney is becoming more am going to follow”, he gives to know.
“The audience is the most important. We need to entertain people, for the people. It is important that Atlanta, United have an even more important part of the city of Atlanta. Sports would be wonderful to be the first MLS club to the Concacaf wins. That is against the Mexican champion is not an easy task, but not impossible. Toronto was there last year there.”