Coach Chu Đình Nghiêm of Hà Nội FC said it was difficult to predict who would win the 2021 V.League 1, but said his team would be going all out to triumph.
Coach Kiatisuk Senamuang will have little time to prepare Hoàng Anh Gia Lai as the new V.League 1 season will begin in the middle of next month.
Following domestic success, Viettel now have their sights set on the continent's premier competition, AFC Champions League.
Goalkeeper Trần Nguyên Mạnh has been a rock at the back for Viettel FC and played a key role in their journey to become V.League 1 champions.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has changed the number and method of selecting teams to participate in the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup 2021, giving Việt Nam three slots to compete in the two continental tournaments.
The AFC Cup had been suspended earlier in March due to the coronavirus outbreak and was set to resume this month.
After sacking him as coach just weeks ago, HCM City FC have hired coach Chung Hae-seung again on a new contract.
According to team manager Nguyễn Tấn Anh, Đức was in Pleiku City, Gia Lai Province yesterday afternoon for his first training session with HAGL.
National team head coach Park Hang-seo now has a plethora of options to choose from in central midfield thanks to some rising stars in the V.League 1.