Thaksin to pay for coach to help Thai team

January 18, 2008
BANGKOK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Manchester City's billionaire Thai owner Thaksin Shinawatra plans to hire a European coach to help his country's national team, Thai media reported on Friday. Thaksin, the ousted former Thai prime minister, said he would put up the cash for a European coach or a trainer from City's academy to work alongside national team boss Charnwit Polcheewin.

'His salary must not be too expensive but I will pay the costs,' Thaksin told Thai reporters in Manchester.'We have agents ...

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