Midday Ticker: Schelotto, Chicharito and more

Midday Ticker: Schelotto, Chicharito and more

European Soccer

Midday Ticker: Schelotto, Chicharito and more



A familiar face to MLS fans has been forced to depart a head coaching role, while a Mexican star is set to miss time due to injury.

Former Columbus Crew star Guillermo Barros Schelotto has been forced to leave his managerial position at Palermo after he failed to gain the necessary coaching licenses. Schelotto was appointed to the position in January, but was denied an exemption to coach the team despite his lack of credentials. (REPORT)

Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez will miss Bayer Leverkusen’s upcoming match with Darmstadt due to a muscle tear. (REPORT)

Carlo Ancelotti says he will not think about managing the Italian national team for at least another 10 years. The former AC Milan and Real Madrid boss, who is set to join Bayern Munich next season, went on to hint that he could take the job in 2026 ahead of a run at the 2030 World Cup. (REPORT)

Schalke captain Benedikt Howedes has signed a new deal that will keep him at the club until 2020. (REPORT)

CSKA Moscow have signed Russia captain Roman Shirokov on a free transfer that will last until the end of the season. (REPORT)

Wales will take on Sweden in a friendly shortly before this summer’s Euro 2016 tournament in France. (REPORT)

What do you think of Schelotto’s departure? Any concerns regarding Chicharito? How would Ancelotti fare with Italy?

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