Ertugral warns Baxter of Turkey

2015-07-21 09:45
Muhsin Ertugral and Stuart Baxter (Supplied)

Cape Town - Turkish-born Mpumalanga Black Aces coach Muhsin Ertugral has warned Stuart Baxter that the demands are high at Genclerbirligi.

Baxter parted ways with Kaizer Chiefs at the end of the season to take on a new challenge with the Turkish club in the Super Lig.

Ertugral, who was assistant coach at the club some 20 years ago, advised Baxter that club president Ilhan Cavcav does not take failure lightly.

Cavcav has shown his ruthless streak over the years, with eight coaches having been in charge in the past five years alone.

"Baxter chose a club which, on average, generally changes two coaches per season," Ertugral told KickOff.

"The owner of the club is not very fond of coaches, and likes to get himself unnecessarily involved.

"I wish Stuart luck - I know he is a great coach who can adapt to the situation there because obviously the expectations are sometimes really over what an average club can achieve. The demands of this president are really ridiculous, and hopefully Baxter can stay until the end of the season - I wish him that."

Baxter will take charge of Genclerbirligi - who finished ninth in the standings - in their first League encounter on 16 August against Rizespor, who ended just above the relegation zone in 15th place last season.


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