Former Rangers striker lands new manager's job in Europe

Jonatan Johansson appointed head coach of TPS Turku

New TPS Turku boss Jonatan Johansson.
New TPS Turku boss Jonatan Johansson.

The Finnish club TPS Turku have appointed Jonatan Johansson as head coach.

The 44-year-old former Rangers striker and coach has signed an initial two-year contract with the option of another year.

Johansson, who had a long and successful spell as a player in the English Premier League with Charlton, was manager of Morton during the 2018-19 season.

Prior to that he was an assistant coach at Rangers during Pedro Caixinha’s time in charge. He has also had spells coaching at Motherwell and with the Finnish national side.

He was capped over 100 times by Finland and is considered one their most successful players of all time.


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