The Azerbaijan national team has the ambition to feature at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. To help them achieve their goals, the national football association has made Roy Keane an offer to become their new manager. Several reports from England claim that the former Manchester United midfielder could be set to take over the country ranked 114th in the world.
Keane has a wide reputation of being an an outspoken, hard-hitting manager and he has held various roles in football management. He did lead Sunderland to the 2006/07 Championship title in his first role as a manager and later on he worked for the Republic Ireland national team as an assistant and was part of the coaching staff at Nottingham Forest.
He left Forest in 2019 but it is believed that Keane is ready to make a return to management. It is claimed that he is Azerbaijan’s first choice to become their head coach for the upcoming Nations League campaign and the road towards the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Azerbaijan has never featured in a major tournament.