BAKU - Former England captain Tony Adams
signed a three-year contract on Wednesday to take over as coach
of Azerbaijan club FK Gabala.
"I am extremely delighted to join this fantastic project and
am looking forward to starting work," the former Arsenal
defender told a news conference in the Azeri capital.
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"It is my honour to use this opportunity and to bring this
club to the highest international standards. We are definitely
Local media reported Adams would receive an annual salary of
one million pounds but the 43-year-old said the
figure was much less.
Gabala, founded five years ago in a small town about 200-km
north of Baku, are sixth in the league with the last round of
matches coming up this weekend.
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