Espanyol meets with Cannavaro

At Espanyol, the casting for the bench continuesafter the dismissal of Vincent Moreno and the presence of Louis White in the last two days of LaLiga. The Catalan team had contacts with various profiles. The priority, in principle, was Diego Martínez, but the name of Paco López was also on the table and, in these hours, Fabio Cannavaro’s has gained strength.

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The Italian, after a long journey in China, where he trained between 2014 and 2021, as he announced to this newspaper in September, he has decided to continue his career in Europe. And yesterday, As AS learned, the former defender traveled to Barcelona to meet with the Espanyol board.

It was a preliminary meeting, but both parties are interested and will continue talking in the coming days. The Espanyol need stability and Cannavaro an important project, because he knows that the first adventure as a coach in Europa It will be essential for the rest of his career. The 2006 World Champion has already rejected several proposals in Asian countries and from the MLS, and that of the parakeets is not the first offer he receives in the Old Continent. In his last interviews, he acknowledged preferring “a team in trouble that wants to grow” instead of one that “is already at the top, but has different ideas” from his. Espanyol the fascina.