Gerardo Martino one step away from the Mexican national team.

According to the Mexican press, the Argentine coach Gerardo Martino would sign a contract for four years and 8.8 million dollars.

According to Inforemes from Univision Deportes, the company that holds the rights of the Mexican team in the United States, the Argentine Gerardo Martino would have accepted taking the team from Mexico for the next four years.

The negotiations with Argentine Gerardo Martino would have started in July, when in the Colombian coach Juan Carlos Osorio resigned to continue directing the Mexican national team.

There is talk of an agreement for 2.2 million dollars a year, on October 24 as it is advanced by EL UNIVERSAL SPORTS, but in the Argentine Soccer Association, headed by Claudio Tapia, a final attempt will be made to obtain its services by appealing to the great relationship of friendship between the two, but Gerardo Martino would have already decided on the economic question.

Gerardo Martino, 55, started his career as a technician in 1988 with Admiral Brown in Argentina. In 1998 he went to Platense and in 2000 he went to the Cordova Institute.

Last Tuesday, Martino, who heads Atlanta United, was chosen as the Coach of the Year in the United States Soccer Professional League (MLS) and becomes the second Latin American to achieve it. Gerardo Martino has been responsible for the winning project that has Atlanta United, which in just two years in the MLS competition has already beaten several brands and concluded the regular season with 69 points, second place in the Eastern Conference.

Before arriving at Atlanta United, Gerardo Martino had already trained at the highest levels of international football, having directed the national teams of Argentina and Paraguay, which had the best classification of its history in the 2010 World Cup. He also trained FC Barcelona after winning the Argentine title of 2013 with Newell’s Old Boys, a team with which he played as a professional and established the best record of matches played.

In his stage of player, after obtaining three titles of First Division with Newell’s, Martino arrived at the Spanish soccer when being transferred to CD Tenerife, where as soon as he played 15 parties soon to return to the Argentine soccer and to continue his race with his old equipment.

Gerardo Martino announced two weeks ago that he would not renew a contract with the American team, due to family issues.

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