Assistant coach Nilis leaves VVV-Venlo, club still wants to talk | Right away

Since the Eredivisie season is prematurely ended due to the coronavirus, assistant coach Luc Nilis assumes that his assignment at VVV-Venlo is over. However, the club want to sit at the table with the 52-year-old Belgian.

Nilis has been working for two years as an assistant to Maurice Steijn, Robert Maaskant, interim coach Jay Driessen and Hans de Koning at the tourism office. He also took on the role of striker coach in Venlo.

“It was definitely a nice time at vvv, I was very keen on it,” Nilis said Sporza“If you’ve always played at the top, it’s not always easy to adjust to a team that doesn’t have to win every week. Now the story is ready for me in Venlo. I want to move forward.”

The 56-times national player already has an idea on behalf of the “Red Devils” where he wants to continue his coaching career, namely his old club Anderlecht.

“As Vincent Kompany (the current player coach of Anderlecht, ed.) I’m definitely going to record,” Nilis said, smiling.

Tourist office still wants to talk to Nilis

In the tourist office, however, we do not want to prejudge things. “We talk to each other. Of course, we want to do it as best we can, with all the possibilities we have at vvv,” said technical director Stan Valckx. L1.

Valcx played six years for NILis at PSV from 1994 to 2000 and brought the Belgian from Eindhoven to Venlo in May 2018. Nilis signed a two-year contract with De Koel. So that commitment expires this summer.

Since the Eredivisie was discontinued prematurely this season, the VVV ranks 13th after 26 games played.