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VFF negotiating to extend Park Hang-seo's contract

Update: June, 27/2019 - 22:20


Coach Park Hang-seo. — Photo

HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam Football Federation (VFF) has met with national team manager Park Hang-seo's representative to negotiate the extension of his contract.

The VFF proposed extending the South Korean coach's contract for three years.

His current contract is set to expire in January 2020, but the coach has hinted he may commit his future to Việt Nam.

“We worked with Park’s representative to suggest the contract extension," VFF general secretary Lê Hoài Anh said on Wednesday.

 "The extension’s success depends on the goodwill and desire of the two sides. However, we think that with the love for Vietnamese football, Park will continue his work in Việt Nam."

Coach Park’s representative Lee Dong-jun did not say how the negotiation went.

In the first contract, coach Park was paid US$20,000 per month by the president of Hoàng Anh Gia Lai (HAGL). Recently, the HAGL president has said VFF will have to pay Park under the new contract.

The VFF general secretary revealed that they will meet with coach Park in the next few days to see if they can reach an agreement for a new contract.

Park’s new salary could be about US$50,000 per month. — VNS

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