Serbian coach, , is expected to be handed his new job at the Black Stars which will attract a monthly emolument of 35,000 Euros, aproximately US$53,000.

The amount is half of what Portuguese-born Humbert Cuello asked for after his shortlist.

The Serbian, who was rumoured to be angling for the head coach job of Kumasi Asante Kotoko some few months ago for a salary of $5,000, must have earned the appointment ahead of his European competitors because of what insiders describe as his modest demands, even though his salary demand was ahead of the venerable Ghanaian coach, Herbert Addo, who also wanted 30,000 Euros, approximately $45,000.

Goran who is expected in the country is said to have emerged tops among the three who were interviewed for the job after an initial shortlist of four candidates which included Ghanaian-born French international, Marcell Desaily, who dramatically pullled out shortly after being shortlisted together with Cuello, Addo and Goran.

According to sources close to the search committee and the exeuctive committee, Cuello, who was once favoured for the job because of his depth of African football, settled for 70,000 Euros.

Besides, the Portuguese also insisted on a mandate to appoint another Portuguese to assist him, with the assistantís salary being borne by the Ghana Football Association, together with accomodation and other allowances.

Cuello was also demanding accomodation and two cars for himself and his assistant as part of his condition for his service.

Sources further say that Cuello finally pulled out of the deal when it became evident that the FA would not acede to his demands.