According to our close sources former Indian Super League champions Chennaiyin FC are in advance talks with Brazilian Olympic winning coach Mário Rogério Reis Micale. He took Brazil to their first ever Olympic gold medal in Rio Olympics 2016.
Apart from managing the Brazilian U-23 and U-20 sides Rogério Micale has managed Grêmio Baruer, Figueirense and the youth sides of Atlético Mineiro. He was sacked as the Brazilian U-20 coach after failing to qualify for the U-20 world cup.
Chennaiyin FC were managed by World Cup winner Marco Materazzi for the first three seasons of the Indian Super League. Under Marco Chennaiyin finished top of the league stage in the first season of ISL, He then guided them to the title in the second season.