Belgium coach Martinez extends deal until 2022 World Cup: report
BRUSSELS: Belgium coach Roberto Martinez He is close to extending his contract to lead the country until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, local media reported Sunday.
Martinez, 46, reached an agreement in principle with the Belgian. football federation three weeks ago, according to the newspaper La Derniere Heure.
The Spaniard's contract was due to end after this year's European Championship, which was delayed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Reports indicate Martinez, who took Belgium to third place at the 2018 World Cup, would double his current annual salary of 1.2 million euros ($1.33 million).
First Everton , Manager of Wigan and Swansea replaced Marc Wilmots as Belgium boss in August 2016.