President of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) Ednaldo Rodrigues, He fired the coach this Friday Fernando Diniz, Sports sources confirmed it to EFE a day after he was returned to duty by judicial decision.

Combining his work in the national team with being a coach, Diniz FluminenseHe led Brazil in six World Cup qualifying matches with three defeats (Uruguay, Colombia and Argentina), one draw (Venezuela) and two wins against Bolivia and Peru.

CBF hired Diniz as interim coach last July to lead the five-time world champions. by mid-2024Rodrigues hoped to pass the baton to Italian Carlo Ancelotti.

president of CBF He has assured many times that the Real Madrid coach is determined to manage Brazil, starting with the 2024 Copa América.

However, Ancelotti extended his contract with Real Madrid last week, just as Ednaldo Rodrigues was removed from the CBF presidency by judicial decision. Supreme Court The decision taken this Thursday brought him back to power.

According to the Brazilian press, Canarinha is the favorite to replace Diniz. Dorival Junior, Current coach of São Paulo and Copa Libertadores champion with Flamengo in 2022.

The situation in Diniz has become unsustainable It’s unprecedented for the five-time world champion, whose poor results in his short time on the bench saw Brazil finish the year sixth in the qualifiers.

Brazil Never in its history has it lost three matches in a row It played in the play-offs and finished the year with more losses than wins for the first time since 1963.

Some of the blame lay with Diniz’s predecessor, who was also temporary. Ramon Meneses, Brazil lost two friendly matches against Morocco and Senegal in the first round of matches following the World Cup in Qatar.