Nolberto Solano

Where is Nolberto Solano now?

Nolberto Solano, the Premier League’s first Peruvian player finally retired from the game in 2012 at the age of 37 after a spell at Hartlepool United.

Solano went straight into coaching and briefly took on the role as part time coach of Newcastle Benfield who play in the Northern Football League.

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In the summer of 2012 Nolberto Solano joined Peruvian Premier League side Universitario de Deportes as manager but he left after six months despite keeping them out of the relegation zone.

In 2014 Solano was back in management with semi-professional Canadian side Internacional de Toronto but he left the club to pursue a career back in England.

Since May 2015 Solano has been working as assistant manager to Ricardo Gareca with the Peru national team.

The pair led the side to a very respectable third place in the 2015 Copa America tournament.

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Nolberto Solano: Premier League Statistics

NationalityPeruvian
PositionMidfielder
Appearances302
Goals49
Yellow Cards31
Red Cards4
Premier League Teams Played forAston Villa, Newcastle United, West Ham United

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com