Eelco Schattorie is the second Dutch head coach to take charge of Kerala Blasters. However, unlike former Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen, the issues at the Kochi-based club will not be unchartered waters for the former NorthEast United gaffer.
At the beginning of last season, Schattorie referred to his task at hand as turning a Mini Cooper into a Ferrari and also said that Taj Mahal wasn't built in a day.
The 51-year-old is as practical as he is outspoken. He is the sort of coach who openly shares his thoughts about his team and their quality (or the lack of it) and yet, tries to get the best out of whatever has been made available to him.