The Basque technicians give a seven to the League. Up to seven ‘labeled’ coaches will sit on the bench First in the 2020-21 campaign. Three Biscayans, three from Gipuzkoa and one from Navarre. The last to be confirmed in the group has been José Luis Mendilibar, which was renewed yesterday with the Eibar for one more season. It will be the sixth of Zaldibar in front of the armory set. He also trained the Athletic, Valladolid, Osasuna or I raised.
In the last 2019-20 campaign, the same number of coaches began Euskal Herria, although not exactly with the same faces, since this payroll presents a pair of ups and downs. Those who continue are also Gaizka Garitano (Derio) at Athletic, Jagoba Arrasate (Berriatua) in Osasuna, Imanol Sheriff (Orio) in the Real and Julen Lopetegui (Asteasu) at Seville.
They also started last year Ernesto Valverde as coach of Barca and Asier Garitano at Alaves. On the go, the former Athletic was relieved when he was first in the League by Quique Setién. And in the Babazorro outfit López Muñiz He lowered the blind, certifying the permanence, although it does not follow either. The landing of Pablo Machín in Mendizorroza.
Now they collect the witness next to the Mediterranean two home coaches. Javi Grace at Valencia, which was consumed in the past year by Albert Celades already Voro. The Navarrese, who enters the complicated world of the owner of the set che, Peter Lim, and its president, Anil Murthy, signed until 2022. He has already directed, among others, teams like the Watford, Rubin Kazan or Malaga. AND Unai Emery at Villarreal, which replaces Javi Calleja. The of Hondarribia He has been linked to the groguets for three years, after passing the benches of other clubs such as Arsenal, PSG, Seville, Spartak Moscow or the same Valencia.
In Bilbao, Garitano, who took over the team in December 2018, has renewed for one more season. Before it has also passed by Valladolid, Sports and Eibar. “We have renewed him because we continue to believe in Gaizka and we continue to believe that the work he does is impeccable with the team. We believe that he is the ideal one, the best coach we can have now “, he explained Rafa Alkorta, sports director of the Athletic, At the beginning of the week.
Get down, with a past in the Real and Numantia, came to Osasuna in 2018 and renewed last November until 2022. It is its second expansion. Imanol has lived two stages in Real, extended his contract in the last January for one more year, until 2021. Meanwhile, Lopetegui, with the Porto, Real Madrid and the selection in his career as a technician, joined in June 2019 the Seville for three campaigns.