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Ex-Man City, Chennaiyin FC star Elano named interim Santos coach

IANS logoIANS 05-06-2017

The former playmaker of Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Chennaiyin FC joined Santos' backroom coaching staff in January after ending his playing career last November.

The 35-year-old was aked to be Santos head coach on Sunday after Dorival was fired following a 0-2 loss to Corinthians, a result that left them 16th in Brazil's 20-team Serie A standings, reports Xinhua news agency.

The 55-year-old Dorival was appointed Santos boss for a second time in July 2015.

In his two spells in charge, he led the club to 111 wins, 34 draws and 44 losses.

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