Of Champions League to First B in Chile. The Argentine Nicolás FrutosHaving a short record as a professional coach, became the new technical director of San Luis de Quillota, a cast that returns in 2019 to play in the second category of national football after completion as the bottom of Primera in 2018.
At the age of 37, the former attacker in the fifth region arrives as the major effort for the new administration of the quillotano group led by Argentine businessman Cristián Le Bihan, who acquired 71.55% of the ownership of the club that was in the hands of Jaime Baeza, Gaspar Goycolea and Manuel Gahona.
In his history as a coach there are experiences in the lower of the Unión de Santa Fe in Argentina, Olimpia in Paraguay and Anderlecht in Belgium. In this last club, he holds the status of idol as a result of his excellent cycle as a football player between 2006 and 2010, scoring 59 goals in 96 games and winning seven titles.
In the Champions League
Just in Anderlecht he has his only experience as a professional trainer. Between September and October 2017, he was temporarily coaching the most successful team in Belgium after the dismissal of the Swiss René Weiler, with whom Frutos had worked as an assistant.
Meanwhile, he led only four meetings, achieved three victories and a defeat. He won two matches of the League and one of the Belgian Cup, while his only defeat was in the Champions League itself.
The new technical director San Luis gave himself the luxury of leading in the biggest competition in world clubs when he was in the Anderlecht bench in the 3-0 defeat at home against the Celtic of Scotland (9/27/17), commanded by Englishman Brendan Rodgers .
It should be noted that Nicolás Frutos as a football player had a fertile but short career as he had to retire in 28-year-olds who suffered various injuries in 28-year-olds. As a player he was in Unión de Santa Fe (2000-2002), San Lorenzo (2002-2003), Nueva Chicago (2003), UD Las Palmas (2003), Gimnasia and Esgrima de La Plata (2004), Independiente Anderlecht (2006 -2010).