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Manchester City Women’s manager Gareth Taylor poised to sign new deal

Manchester Metropolis Girls supervisor Gareth Taylor is poised to signal a brand new one-year contract extension, after what sources describe as “very optimistic discussions” over his future.

Taylor’s present deal is ready to run out on the finish of this season, which means that Saturday’s residence match towards Everton, Manchester Metropolis’s final sport of this Girls’s Tremendous League marketing campaign, may have been the 50-year-old’s last match in cost. Nevertheless, Telegraph Sport understands that each Taylor and Manchester Metropolis need him to stay in cost for subsequent season.

Conversations between Taylor and the membership are believed to have taken place effectively upfront of Sunday’s Manchester derby, which led to a late 2-1 defeat towards Manchester United that appears set to consign Manchester Metropolis to fourth spot and depart them out of the European qualification locations. Regardless of Taylor and the membership’s pure disappointment at lacking out on subsequent season’s Champions League, membership and supervisor have a very good relationship and firmly imagine they will have a profitable 2023-24 marketing campaign.

Requested the place his future lies, after Sunday’s sport, and if he wish to keep on the membership, Taylor replied: “After all, sure, I really like the membership. I work arduous, I really like working with the gamers, so I do not see something altering on that entrance.”

Earlier in Could, former Denmark and Switzerland supervisor Nils Nielsen was appointed as Manchester Metropolis’s first girls’s director of soccer and he has mentioned he’s wanting ahead to working with Taylor.

Taylor, who performed for Manchester Metropolis’s males’s facet from 1998 to 2001, has been in command of their WSL staff since 2020, when he took over from former supervisor Nick Cushing, and signed a three-year deal in Could of that 12 months. The previous Wales worldwide ahead, whose membership profession additionally included spells at Sheffield United, Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers, had coached inside Manchester Metropolis’s boys’ academy previous to taking over the ladies’s staff supervisor’s job.

Throughout his tenure to this point he has overseen their triumph within the 2020 Girls’s FA Cup and lifted 2022’s Continental Tyres League Cup, and his staff have been runners-up in 2022’s FA Cup last.

Followers will little question notice {that a} one-year contract extension wouldn’t be a very lengthy new deal for Taylor, particularly in comparison with his earlier three-year deal. Nevertheless, there’s understood to be a sense on the membership that he may keep longer if subsequent season goes to plan.

Metropolis’s pre-season plans have arguably been badly hindered in every of the previous two campaigns due to their involvement in Girls’s Champions League qualifiers quickly after the tip of main worldwide girls’s tournaments, within the Euros and the Olympics, which has contributed to the membership making sluggish begins to their league campaigns two years working.

There is a hope that, with a full pre-season beneath the belt with out such early qualifiers, a robust begin may very well be made domestically to mount a severe problem for a primary WSL title since 2016.




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