TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Persepolis coach Gabriel Calderon has reportedly been linked with becoming the UAE's new head coach following Bert van Marwijk's sacking.
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Emirati football federation sacked the Dutch after they lost to Qatar 4-2 in the Persian Gulf Cup.
Saudi Journalist Alshdadi has reported that the UAE wants to hire the Argentine coach.
Calderon replaced Branko Ivankovic in Persepolis in July and his team is a favorite to win the Iran Professional League for the fourth year in a row.
Calderon has previously worked in Saudi Arabian football teams Al-Ittihad and Al-Hilal.
He has also led Persian Gulf countries Oman and Bahrain.