Petrescu had English interest

Dinamo Moscow coach Dan Petrescu has revealed he held discussions in England regarding a new challenge but he does not want to leave the Russian top-flight side.

Last Updated: 30/12/13 at 17:37 Post Comment

Dan Petrescu: Staying put in Russia

Dan Petrescu: Staying put in Russia

The former Chelsea defender was strongly linked with a return to London in a management capacity after Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace and Fulham parted company with their coaches.

The two clubs subsequently looked elsewhere - to Tony Pulis and Rene Meulensteen respectively - and Petrescu, who joined Dinamo in August 2012 on a three-year deal, has no intention of leaving his current job.

In comments reported by Dolce Sport, Petrescu is quoted as saying: "Offers have been made and will be. We'll see what is going to happen in the future.

"We had some discussions in England but I could not get there.

"I have a year-and-a-half on my contract with Dinamo Moscow. I've said it before and I repeat - I do not want to leave until either my contract expires or Dinamo fire me.

"If I want to stay here, it means I feel good here."

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