Former Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores takes charge of Getafe for the THIRD time as the ex-Real Madrid defender looks to save bottom-of-the-table LaLiga club from relegation
- Getafe sacked Michel on Monday after no wins in their opening eight matches
- They have appointed Quique Sanchez Flores, whose first job was with Getafe
- He managed them in 2005, then briefly again in 2015 and returns for a third time
LaLiga basement side Getafe have appointed ex-Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores as coach for the third time.
The LaLiga side sacked Michel on Monday after no wins in their opening eight games of the season.
Former Real Madrid and Valencia defender Sanchez Flores got his first coaching job with Getafe in 2005.
Getafe have appointed ex-Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores as coach for the third time
The LaLiga side sacked Michel after no wins in their opening eight games of the season
He is now taking charge of the Madrid side again after a brief tenure in 2015 in which he resigned less than two months into the role.
The 56-year-old has also coached LaLiga sides Valencia, Atletico Madrid and Espanyol plus Portuguese club Benfica as well as managing in Dubai and China.
He takes over a Getafe side with one point and who have struggled since the departure of Jose Bordalas, who was coach for five years.
The 56-year-old has also coached LaLiga sides Valencia, Atletico Madrid and Espanyol
Bordalas took the club back to the top flight and then into the Europa League before leaving for Valencia in May.
Former club Watford announced a new manager this week too, with Claudio Ranieri taking over from Xisco.
Ranieri won the Premier League with Leicester and has also managed Chelsea and Fulham in the Premier League.