Meulensteen set to join Anzhi
Rene Meulensteen is expected to take up a coaching role at Russian outfit Anzhi Makhachkala following the Dutchman's Manchester United exit. It was widely anticipated the Dutchman would decline David Moyes' offer of a backroom job with the Red Devils and he has now become the third senior member of Sir Alex Ferguson's coaching staff to leave since the Scot's own departure last month. A role in Russia alongside fellow Dutchman Guus Hiddink now appears likely.
"He has been first-team coach for five years and in that time he has given great assistance to Alex and Mike Phelan in keeping the team at the top of the game, not only in this country but in Europe as well. It means Moyes will be forced to look elsewhere for help to guide him through any unexpected problems during his early days at United, which may involve Wayne Rooney, whom he will meet after the striker spends the weekend at Glastonbury.
PSG, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Arsenal have all been linked with the England forward at times this summer, whilst it has also been stated Moyes would prefer to keep the player he introduced to senior football whilst at Everton.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Teamtalk.com