Jordi Villa has left Chennai City FC to join MLS outfit New York City FC. The Spanish coach left Chennai City FC after receiving an offer from the club owned by the City group. In July, New York City FC announced the signing of four new support staffs including Villa.
Ahead of their third season in I-League, Chennai City FC announced Jordi Gris Villa as their Assistant Coach and Director of Youth Development. The move was highly rated as the Spanish coach is a notable name in Spanish football circuit.
The Spaniard helped the southern side sign four Spanish players from different pyramids of Spanish club football. The squad was expected to begin their pre season from mid – July.
Prior to the said time, Jordi Villa received an offer from USA. New York City FC owned by City group is one of the most prominent teams in USA. Call up for Jordi is an immediate effect after NYCFC named their new head coach in Domenec Torrent.
Domenec Torrent preferred Jordi Villa over many prominent names to booster his support staff. No wonder, Jordi Villa is looking forward to work with his head coach. “For me, everyday under Dome is a training experience”, he said while we contacted him.
One would say, from I-League to MLS is a big jump but Jordi has different opinions, “I don’t like to compare. For me, to work with Dome is a great experience.”
However, he was quick to thank Chennai City FC and it’s owner Rohit Ramesh clearing his move, “I’m grateful to Chennai City FC for understanding this great opportunity for me “.