Colorado Rapids have interviewed Arsenal youth staff coach and former midfielder, Jack Wilshere, concerning the MLS membership’s vacant head coach place, sources confirmed to ESPN.
The Rapids are owned by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, who additionally personal Arsenal, and it’s understood a proper strategy was made to the Premier League facet for permission to communicate with the 31-12 months-previous.
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Wilshere solely retired from taking part in final 12 months however has made a powerful begin to his teaching profession, guiding Arsenal’s below-18 facet to the FA Youth Cup Final in his first season.
Sources have advised ESPN that Wilshere is joyful at Arsenal however eager to transfer right into a extra senior administration position when an appropriate alternative turns into obtainable and he’s now ready to hear whether or not the MLS membership need to take their curiosity any additional.
The Rapids are at the moment backside of MLS’ Western Conference after shelling out with head coach Robin Fraser in September.
Chris Little, former head coach of Tacoma Defiance of the USL Championship, stepped up from an assistant coach position to develop into interim boss following Fraser’s departure.
Wilshere spent a decade as a participant at Arsenal together with mortgage strikes to Bolton Wanderers and Bournemouth earlier than becoming a member of West Ham, Bournemouth for a second spell and Danish facet AGF Aarhus.