The departure of the Mexican coach from the León bench opens the doors for a new approach with the feline club, which is looking for a replacement for ‘Tuca’ Ferretti
The decision of Ignacio Ambriz not to renew contract with Lion, has made him the strongest candidate to be the replacement for Ricardo Ferretti in the technical direction of Tigers. The reason is because unlike the other prospects, ‘Nacho’ has been on the radar of the UANL team for three tournaments. A source close to the coach told ESPN that the first approach was presented in August 2019 and both parties were ready for a future bond.
In his most recent visit to Monterrey, at the beginning of last March, Ambriz was once again surveyed by a person who works in Tigers, time in which his renewal with the ‘Panzas Verdes’ was well on the way to materialize.
In addition to the attractive challenge that can represent leading the most winning team of the last decade in the Liga MXHis ties with the Sultana del Norte are strong due to a family issue, for which the strategist has made some visits to the Neolonese capital to fulfill personal commitments. The same source revealed that even his family has already sent him housing proposals, in case his arrival on the ‘auriazul’ bench was finalized at the end of the 2021 Guardians.
Even if Ignacio Ambriz is fully focused on seeking the two-time championship with Lion and say goodbye through the front door of the ‘esmeralda’ club, it is expected that in the coming days the contact between the board of Tigers and his representative Eduardo Hernández, can take these approaches to an obvious negotiation.
Until now, ‘Nacho’ can only be marked as the most desired option from a list of candidates, which in a few weeks will be reduced to a third, from which the next coach of Tigers.