New England Revolution head coach Bruce Arena placed on administrative leave
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WLNE) — The New England Revolution announced Tuesday that head coach Bruce Arena has been placed on administrative leave due to an investigation into “insensitive and inappropriate remarks.”
In their statement, the Revolution said the investigation into Arena is being conducted by Major League Soccer.
“The organization takes any allegations of workplace misconduct extremely seriously and is working closely with the League and fully cooperating with its investigation,” reads the team statement.
MLS confirmed in a statement that Arena is on administrative leave “pending a review into allegations that he made insensitive and inappropriate remarks.”
No details were shared on what comments were said that the league is investigating.
Arena, 71, has led the Revolution since 2019 and currently has New England sitting in second place in the Eastern Conference.
The famed coach has a lengthy career, most notably qualifying the United States National Team for two World Cups, including a quarterfinal appearance in the 2002 tournament.