The Russian soccer federation on Friday named former worldwide midfielder Valery Karpin as supervisor of the nationwide soccer staff.
Karpin, who was teaching FK Rostov, will exchange Stanislav Cherchesov, sacked after Russia was eradicated within the group stage of Euro 2020.
The federation mentioned Karpin, who’s 52, had agreed to a contract till the top of the 12 months, “with the potential for the additional extension of the settlement.”
Federation’s president Alexander Dyukov mentioned Karpin is “among the best Russian gamers of his era.”
“He performed very properly for each golf equipment and the nationwide soccer staff,” Dyukov mentioned in an announcement printed within the federation’s web site.
He added that after ending his profession as a participant, Karpin gained “wealthy managerial expertise” and that teaching the nationwide staff will probably be a “new problem” for him.
Born in Soviet Estonia, Karpin performed for Spartak Moscow from 1990 to 1994 after which moved on to play for Valencia, Celta Vigo and Actual Sociedad in Spain.
He performed as soon as for the transitional CIS nationwide staff after which gained 72 caps for Russia, scoring 17 objectives
He retired as a participant in 2005.
He began his administration profession at Spartak in 2012 and has managed Rostov since 2017. He led them to a ninth-place end in he 16-club league final season.
Karpin is taking the reins from Cherchesov, who led the Russian soccer staff to the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup at house, however was closely criticised in Russia after his facet’s early elimination within the group levels of Euro 2020.