Getafe appoint Quique Sanchez Flores as new coach

Spaniard Quique Sanchez Flores, a former coach with Valencia and Atletico Madrid, has been appointed the new coach of struggling Liga side Getafe, the club confirmed on Monday. 

AFP| Last Updated: Jan 05, 2015, 19:43 PM IST
Getafe appoint Quique Sanchez Flores as new coach

Madrid: Spaniard Quique Sanchez Flores, a former coach with Valencia and Atletico Madrid, has been appointed the new coach of struggling Liga side Getafe, the club confirmed on Monday. 

Sanchez Flores, was in charge of the Madrid-based club when they first reached the top flight in 2005-05, before moving onto spells at Valencia, Benfica and Atletico, the latter of which he guided to glory in the 2010 Europa League. 

The 49-year-old arrives from Dubai outfit Al-Ain and succeeds Romania`s Cosmin Contra who leaves the club in 14th place and just four points above the relegation zone.