Pablo Machin appointed new Sevilla coach for 2 seasons

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Seville (Spain), May 29 (IANS) Former Girona coach Pablo Machin has been appointed to lead Sevilla for the next two football seasons, the Andalusian club announced.

Machin steered Girona to compete in La Liga during the last campaign for the first time ever and in securing a spot in the first-tier league for the next season, reports Efe.

“Sevilla FC and Pablo Machin have reached an agreement for the coach to lead Sevilla for the next two seasons. Machin leaves Nervion after three-and-a-half successful years at Girona FC, a club he joined at the end of 2013/2014 to save it from relegation to Segunda B, raising it to the First Division and establishing it among the elite,” Sevilla announced in a statement.

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Machin took the helm of the La Liga club, which had three coaches during the course of last season: Argentina’s Eduardo Berizzo, Italy’s Vincenzo Montella and Joaquin Caparros of Spain.

The coach will take up his duties in the second half of July, when Sevilla plays in the Europa League’s first qualifying round.

–IANS

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