The New England Revolution have interviewed former Argentina manager Daniel Passarella for their head coaching position, according to agent Matias Lipman.
Passarella, 64, was a defender who made 447 appearances between 1971 and 1989. He began his career with Sarmiento (1971-1973) before spending time with River Plate (1974-1982), Fiorentina (1982-1986), and Internazionale (1986-1988). He returned to River Plate in 1988 before hanging up his boots.
Upon retirement, Passarella became the coach of River Plate, earning several titles with the club. In 1994 he was chosen to lead the Argentina National Team and in 1999 he was named head coach for Uruguay. He then managed Monterrey (2002-2004) and Corinthians (2005) before returning to River Plate (2006-2007).
Lipman noted that Passarella recently had a “simple interview” with Revolution General Manager Michael Burns.
The Revs are currently coached by Tom Soehn, who was given the interim title after Jay Heaps was let go on Sept. 19. This is the first time since 2011 that the club has been looking for a manager.