The Argentine agent told the Argentine network TNT: “Bauza is in Rosario (Argentina) and now he will return to Quito, the capital of Ecuador, next week. He is currently not leading any team and does not want to work. His last step is in Rosario Central, which he wanted satisfied him and decided to retire.”
Bauza led Argentina for 7 months in 8 matches and left before the World Cup to be replaced by Jorge Sampaoli.
He also led the UAE and Saudi Arabia national teams.
At the club level, he led Argentinas Colon, Sao Paulo of Brazil, Liga de Quito of Ecuador in two states and Sporting Cristal of Peru.
Bauza won the Copa Libertadores in 2008, as well as Argentinas San Lorenzo in 2014.
He finished runners-up in the Club World Cup behind Manchester United and Real Madrid with the two teams, respectively.
Bauza is one of the legends of Rosario Central, both as a player, winning the league twice in 1980 and 1987, and as a coach who won the 2018 Argentine Cup, and is the team’s second top scorer behind Mario Kempes.