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Athletic Bilbao Confirm Marcelino Garcia Toral as New Head Coach

Marcelino Garcia Toral (Photo Credit: Athletic Bilbao Twitter)

Marcelino Garcia Toral replaces Gaizka Garitano, who was sacked by Athletic Bilbao on Sunday barely two hours after they moved as much as ninth within the La Liga desk.

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  • Last Updated: January 04, 2021, 17:09 IST
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Spanish soccer membership Athletic Bilbao have confirmed that they’ve reached an settlement for Marcelino Garcia Toral to change into their new head coach. The former Sevilla, Villarreal and Valencia coach will signal a contract till the top of June 2022, in response to an announcement on the membership’s official web site.

The 55-year-old replaces Gaizka Garitano, who was sacked by the membership on Sunday barely two hours after Athletic moved as much as ninth within the LaLiga desk following a 1-Zero win towards Elche.

He has an enormous array of expertise on the high degree, with 416 matches as a head coach: 320 in LaLiga, 54 within the Copa and 42 in Europe. His final place was as head coach of Valencia CF, the place he gained the Copa del Rey in 2018-19.

“As soon as the contract with Garcia Toral is signed, the club will publish more details about his coaching staff,” the membership assertion added.

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