It was recently announced that the Portland Timbers will appoint Phil Neville as their next head coach. However, one of the club’s main supporter groups has revealed their stance on the prospect of the former Inter Miami boss becoming the next manager.
The Timbers issued a statement saying: “The Portland Timbers are currently rebuilding a team on the field, in addition to working hard to rebuild trust with their fans and community.
“We are deeply disappointed that the club has reportedly identified a final candidate for head coach who has a history of sexist public comments that are contrary to our ethos as a club, a city and a supporters group, and a lack of action by Good record as a player. To the manager.
“We urge the Timbers to reconsider this hire and re-evaluate other candidates before finalizing a contract.”
Neville has apologized for sexist tweets after being appointed England Lionesses manager. He didn’t have the best record with the Herons either, with a win percentage of just 38.
Lionel Messi has been linked with a return to Barcelona during the MLS off-season. However, the Inter Miami forward has now ruled out that possibility.
Messi told L’Equipe: “Now that I have decided to come to the United States, I don’t think I will ever return to play in Europe.”
This is good news for the Herons as Messi can now rest ahead of the 2024 season. He is expected to reunite with former Barca team-mate Luis Suarez this season.
Alphonso Davies could become the first Canadian to play for Real Madrid. The former Vancouver Whitecaps player currently plays for Bayern Munich but could hint at a move to Los Blancos.
AS revealed that for Real Madrid, signing Davis is “a priority goal to strengthen one of the weakest areas of the team.”
Davies is a key player for Bayern and he played the full 90 minutes in yesterday’s Bundesliga match as Bayern defeated rival Borussia Dortmund 4-0. However, the lure of Los Blancos will be hard to resist.