TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Based on reports released by some Iranian Medias, the president of the Iranian Football Federation Mehdi Taj, confirmed the signing of Wilmots as new Team Melli head coach. The reports also say that Wilmots is asking for an annual salary of 1.5 million dollars along with two assistant coaches of his choice.
He will be in Tehran soon to sign a 3-year contract. The former Belgium international coached the Red Devils at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil as well as the 2016 UEFA Euro in France. Wilmots will replace former Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz who was in charge of Team Melli for 8 years.