Pellegrino again in LaLiga with Leganes


Former Southampton supervisor Mauricio Pellegrino has returned to LaLiga to take cost of Leganes.

Information 02 Jun 2018, 16:18 IST


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New Leganes head coach Mauricio Pellegrino

Mauricio Pellegrino has been named as the brand new head coach of Leganes.

The LaLiga membership introduced on Saturday that the previous Southampton boss has signed a one-year deal to succeed Asier Garitano, who left for Actual Sociedad final month.

“Membership Deportivo Leganes and Mauricio Pellegrino have reached an settlement for the Argentine coach to guide the membership the subsequent season,” a Leganes assertion confirmed. 

“The technician has signed his contract on Friday morning that hyperlinks him to the membership till June 30, 2019.”

Leganes can be Pellegrino’s third head coach job in Spain’s prime flight, the 46-year-old having beforehand held positions at Valencia and Deportivo Alaves.

He was appointed Southampton boss final June on a three-year deal however was sacked in March, following a run of only one win in 17 Premier League matches.

Leganes completed 17th in LaLiga in 2017-18, 14 factors above the relegation zone, and reached the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey after famously knocking out Actual Madrid within the final eight on away targets.

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