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Espanyol fires coach Quique Sanchez Flores

Sun Online Desk     21st April, 2018 01:19:44 printer

Espanyol fires coach Quique Sanchez Flores

Espanyol says it has fired manager Quique Sanchez Flores with the club slumping in the Spanish league and in danger of facing a relegation fight to end the season.

 

Espanyol announced the decision on Friday, adding sports director Jordi Lardin has also been let go.

 

Sanchez Flores, a former manager of Atletico Madrid, Valencia and Watford, among other clubs, coached the Barcelona-based club for the past two seasons.

 

Reserve team coach David Gallego will take over for the remaining five rounds of the season, starting with a visit to Girona on Sunday.

 

Espanyol hasn't scored a goal in five matches, and has only two wins in the last 15 rounds. It is in 16th place, nine points from the drop.

 

Source: AP/UNB


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