NorthEast United is delighted to announce that Avram Grant has taken up the role of an Advisor to the club. Avram was the Advisor since January 2017 before taking on the role as Manager for the remainder of the season where he earned our first home win of the 2017-18 campaign with an emphatic victory over Chennaiyin FC.
Speaking to NEUFC Media, Avram said, "I am happy to take on the role as Advisor and friend to the club and assist them in pursuing their aim of reaching the very top of Indian Football."
With 46 years of experience in managing domestic and international sides such as Chelsea, West Ham, Portsmouth, Israel, and Ghana. Speaking about the ISL, he added: "The Indian Super League, although very young, is a brilliant platform for India's best to showcase their talent. The competitive spirit, the atmosphere, and fans are amazing and the league can only grow from here."
When asked if he has any message for the fans he said, "The fans are amazing! One of the best in the league! Their undying passion towards the club through the seasons has been tremendous and motivates us to improve ourselves."
Announcing the appointment, a NEUFC spokesperson said, "Although he was with us for just a few months, Avram's influence from the very start has been helpful and we are ecstatic to have him on board. His guidance is invaluable to the growth and development of the team."
With this decision, the club is working towards appointing a new manager and information on the same will be provided soon.