Exclusive: Wanderers meet with Okon to discuss coach role

first_imgWestern Sydney Wanderers The Covert Agent: Wanderers meet with Paul Okon to discuss vacant manager role The Covert Agent Last updated 2 years ago 19:20 10/21/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Paul Okan Central Coast Western Sydney Wanderers A-League EXCLUSIVE: Goal’s resident spy reveals the Wanderers boss met in private with the Central Coast coach to discuss replacing Tony Popovic Western Sydney Wanderers chairman Paul Lederer has had a private meeting with Central Coast Mariners coach Paul Okon to discuss the vacant manager role.The Covert Agent can reveal the meeting occurred a few days ago, with Okon now a leading candidate for the job alongside Australian under 23 coach Josep Gombau.Argentina 8/1 to win World Cup Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Lederer is believed to be a big fan of Okon, who hails from western Sydney, and sees him as a future coach of the club.An offer of $200,000-a-year might be enough to tempt Okon, who is paid less than that amount in Gosford.Okon’s emergence as a possible option comes after Socceroos assistant coach Ante Milicic has been ruled out of the running, with the FFA keen to retain his services as part of the national team set-up.last_img read more