Antonio “Turco” Mohamed and Atlético Mineiro are close to closing an agreement

After his departure from Monterey Striped Upon completion of your participation in the Closing 2020, Antonio “Turco” Mohamed would have everything agreed to redirect in Atletico Mineiro from Brazil, a team that became champion in the last Brasileirao.

The information was released this Wednesday by the journalist César Luis Merlo, who specializes in the transfer market and assured that only details remain for Mohamed to seal his arrival in the Brazilian cast.

“Antonio Ricardo Mohamed Matijevich, better known as the ‘Turk’, is close to becoming the new coach of Atlético Mineiro. There are conversations to try to polish the last details”, reads Merlo’s informative tweet, the first to report news about the possible fate of the Argentine coach.

Mohamed, 51, has not coached at a professional level since the end of 2020, when he submitted his resignation at Rayados de Monterrey after being eliminated with his team in the playoff of the Opening Tournament of that year.

However, the «Turkish» left a pleasant memory in the fans of the Monterrey cast thanks to his two cycles in the club (2015-2018 and 2019-2020) and the three titles won: Copa MX 2017, Liga MX 2019 and Copa MX 2020.

For its part, Atlético Mineiro is in full formation of its team after the resignation of DT Cuca due to family problems. The striker is gone Diego Costa, but in the last few hours the Galo board sealed the incorporation of the experienced Uruguayan defender Diego Godin, who comes from playing for Cagliari in Italy.

In addition to Rayados de Monterrey, «Turco» Mohamed directed important Mexican teams such as the Águilas del América, Xolos de Tijuana and Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz, among others.