Former goalkeeper of “Spartak” and the USSR national team Rinat Dasaev in the commentary “Sport-Express»July 23 positively assessed the appointment of Valery Karpin to the post of head coach of the Russian national team.
“Karpin in the national team is good. Valery Karpin worked at Spartak, coached Rostov, played in Spain. Probably, something should work out, ”he said.
Dasaev noted that the players will not change, but if the coach implements his own approach to team building, then everything will be fine.
“If he found a common language in the teams, then in the national team he would be able to build a dialogue,” Dasaev said. According to him, there is little time left to prepare for the qualifications for the 2022 World Cup.
“Let’s hope and keep our fists that Karpin will succeed,” added the ex-goalkeeper of the USSR national team.
Earlier that day, Khimki midfielder Denis Glushakov congratulated Karpin on his appointment as head coach of the Russian national team and called it a good challenge for the athlete. The footballer wished Karpin good luck, noted that he “has his own core,” and recalled the high results.
Former head coach of the Russian national team Oleg Romantsev called the new head coach of the Russian national football team “an honest and decent man” who was able to prove that he was a person, “despite not very big victories in coaching.”
On Friday, the Russian Football Union announced the appointment of the coach of FC Rostov Valery Karpin to the post of the head coach of the Russian national football team concurrently.
As the President of the RFU Alexander Dyukov noted, Karpin was one of the best Russian players of his generation, he played brightly for both clubs and the Russian national team.
The contract with the athlete will be signed on July 26 and will last until December 31, 2021 with the possibility of further extension.
On July 8, Stanislav Cherchesov left the post of head coach of the Russian national football team.