After losing the Copa Paulista title to Sao Caetano on Saturday (November 16th), Piracicaba XV coach Tarcisio Puglia confirmed that Thiago Nunes had invited him to be Corinthians' assistant. Tim's new coach was his assistant and fitness coach early in his career.
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"I have this proposal. Thiago is a man I have known for many years, he was my assistant and fitness coach for many years. You have this opportunity, you have this invitation, but I wanted nothing to distract you, nothing to disturb the XV finals. I have to define in the coming days, "the commander said.
"Corinthians is Corinthians, a great team. But I really like it here. If I were just thinking about the financial issue, I would go to Corinthians, but there is no price that pays to be at heart with peace, do what you want, where you want and feel good. I'm very happy here. Thiago is my brother, a sensational man. Working for Corinthians is a dream come true for any player, but my heart asks me to stay in Piracikaba. My wish is to stay in the XV. "
Thiago Nunes will take charge of Corinthians in January 2020. After nearly a year and a half in charge of Atletico-PR, having won the Copa Sudamerican and Copa to Brazil titles, the coach sets off for a new challenge in his career. Career
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