Swiss national team is the priority, I am not having discussions with other clubs

Murat Yakin expresses his desire to continue as head coach after Euro 2024.

Swiss national team is the priority, I am not having discussions with other clubs
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Murat Yakin is expected to continue as the head coach of Switzerland. This was the message conveyed during the press conference, where the coach, the director of the national teams, Pierluigi Tami, and the president of the Swiss Football Federation, Dominique Blanc, reviewed the participation in the European Championship.

However, the future of the Swiss coach will only be known in the coming days, as meetings are underway between the parties to extend the contract that is coming to an end. "I have achieved all my goals. We said we would talk after the Euro. For me, the Swiss national team is the priority, I am not having discussions with other clubs. We will see what comes out of the meetings," stated Yakin.

Regarding the team's performance in the tournament, the Swiss officials gave a positive assessment. "We are sad and proud at the same time," said Dominique Blanc. "Our team showed that it can do something very well. Tournament after tournament, we see that this team has been progressing and is capable of achieving results against the best," he added.

Switzerland was eliminated in the quarterfinals, losing in a penalty shootout against England. Despite the elimination, the overall performance of the Swiss team was commendable. They demonstrated resilience and skill throughout the tournament, earning praise for their tactical discipline and teamwork. The quarterfinal match against England was particularly intense, showcasing the team's ability to compete at the highest level.

Yakin's leadership has been instrumental in the team's recent success. Since taking over as head coach, he has implemented strategies that have maximized the strengths of the players while fostering a strong team spirit. His commitment to the national team is evident, as he prioritizes the Swiss national team over potential offers from clubs.

The discussions about Yakin's contract extension are crucial for the team's continuity and future success. Both the Swiss Football Federation and Yakin are keen on maintaining the momentum built over the past few years. The meetings will determine the terms of the new contract, ensuring that both parties are aligned in their goals and expectations.

As the Swiss team looks ahead to future competitions, the focus will be on building upon the solid foundation established under Yakin's guidance. The positive assessment from the officials reflects their confidence in the team's potential to achieve even greater success in upcoming tournaments. With Yakin at the helm, the Swiss national team is poised to continue its upward trajectory, aiming to become a formidable force in international football.