After winning three Premier League titles and three FA Cups he joined Juventus for a season as the club topped Serie A but then were stripped of the title and then had four years with Inter Milan each topped with a Serie A crown.
"Though I have enjoyed a wonderful 11 years working alongside my colleague and close friend Pep Guardiola, it has always been my ambition to manage a team again and I really couldn't have hoped for a better opportunity than at this football club", said Torrent in an NYCFC release. "This is what I was looking for: I will work in good conditions with passionate people, who will support me in the good as the bad times".
"I know we have a very talented team, I have watched numerous matches and I enjoy the way the team plays and I now can't wait to begin working with the players on the training pitch".
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He said, "Having the opportunity to be a Head Coach in NY is something many dream of".
He then moved into coaching taking charge of the under-19 and under-21 Manchester City teams before coaching NY, which shares its owner with City. The team are now second in the Eastern Conference.
The Frenchman earned 107 caps for his nation and was part of the team that won the 1998 World Cup and the European Championship two years later.