Besart Berisha hopes to return to the A-League as a coach


Melbourne Victory and Brisbane Roar legend Besart Berisha desires to return to Australia to educate an A-League membership.

In a stellar A-League profession that additionally included a stint with Western United, the star striker gained 4 A-League championships – two on the Roar and two on the Victory – in addition to an FFA Cup with the Melbourne membership.

He additionally gained two Golden Boots, together with his 142 targets in 236 appearances second solely to Melbourne Metropolis ahead Jamie Maclaren (151 targets in 220 appearances) on the A-League’s all-time scorers’ checklist.

Berisha, 38, is now focusing on success as a coach.

He’s an assistant coach at Soccer Superleague of Kosovo membership Prishtina and can also be set to hitch the teaching employees of the Kosovo nationwide crew, whom he represented at worldwide degree, together with Albania.

“I’ve labored actually exhausting for the previous three years so I’m ready for this and for the problem,” Berisha mentioned.

“It’s incredible. I’m dwelling, and I’ve a lot to provide and contribute. I’m attempting to provide my expertise of 18 years of soccer as a coach now

“It’s one thing that makes me really feel nice, and I’m attempting to provide again to the nation that gave me a lot.”

Berisha has already tasted success at Prishtina, with the membership having overwhelmed Ballkani 2-1 in final month’s Kosovo Tremendous Cup remaining.

“For me it’s step. My aim is to someday change into a head coach.” mentioned the person whose earlier mentors have included present Tottenham supervisor Ange Postecoglou and Kevin Muscat.

“I’ve all the time had a robust reference to coaches. I all the time wrote all the pieces down from what my coaches did at coaching, and I’ve tried to select the good things from all my coaches to kind one thing particular as a result of I all the time knew someday I’d change into a coach.”

And if will get his manner, changing into an A-League coach could be his desire.

“I hope I’ll return as a coach to Australia – that may be one thing actually particular,” Berisha mentioned.

“This is the reason for the final 3½ years I’ve been working exhausting to attend for the precise alternative and the precise job.”

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