Villarreal reward Garrido with contract extension

Updated: Apr 27, 2010, 09:14 AM IST

Madrid: Villarreal have extended coach Juan Carlos Garrido`s contract to the end of the 2010/11 season, the La Liga club said on Monday.

Garrido was promoted from the club`s B team to replace Ernesto Valverde, who was sacked at the end of January, and has guided Villarreal back into contention for a place in Europe next season.

Villarreal are in the Europa League qualification places in sixth, and host leaders Barcelona on Saturday.

Bureau Report