La Liga News 

Garitano discusses safety, but wants better performances

Leganes boss Asier Garitano has said his side are practically safe after beating Celta Vigo on Saturday, but he wants better from his side. Garitano continues to work miracles at Estadio Municipal de Butarque as his team all-but ensured survival in La Liga courtesy of victory over Celta Vigo, who waved goodbye to hopes of a Europa League spot challenge in the final weeks of the season. But, the Spanish coach chose to spur his team on to complete the season with the highest performance levels possible. “We’re practically safe,…

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La Liga News 

Asier Garitano asks for new signings ahead of new Leganes contract

Leganes boss Asier Garitano is happy to agree a new deal at the club if they bring a number of new players this summer. The current Leganes boss has been working wonders with the Madrid-based side and it was reported by @OyeAthletic that a deal to bring him to the San Mames had been reached. Garitano is wanted by Athletic officials to replace Jose Angel Ziganda, who has been largely criticised for indifferent form this season, despite still being in the Europa League. Athletic and Leganes met two weeks ago and negotiations were said to…

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Gossip La Liga 

Asier Garitano confirms Leganes renewal talks

Leganes hero and manager Asier Garitano has revealed that he is in talks with the club to extend his current contract at Butarque, which will expire this summer. “We’ve begun talks,” Garitano confirmed in an interview with TVE, as quoted by MARCA. “We will wait until we are sure of survival. “I’ve always said it, the first club that I will talk to will be Leganes. “I haven’t come to a decision, I want to finish the season well and then see how we feel, both myself and Leganes.” Garitano…

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La Liga News 

Asier Garitano takes to social media to discuss Leganes future

Leganes boss Asier Garitano has taken to social media to give a clear indication on his future after links to Real Sociedad and Athletic Club. The current Leganes boss has been working wonders with the Madrid-based side and it was reported by @OyeAthletic that a deal to bring him to the San Mames had been reached. Garitano is wanted by Athletic officials to replace Jose Angel Ziganda, who has been largely criticised for indifferent form this season, despite still being in the Europa League. Athletic and Leganes met two weeks ago and negotiations were said…

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La Liga News 

Mendilibar wanted by La Real as Basque club’s plan managerial changes

Jose Luis Mendilibar is wanted by Real Sociedad, whilst Asier Garitano is being linked with a move to Athletic Club. After sacking Eusebio Sacristan following the weekend defeat to Getafe, La Real have been looking at potential suitors to come in this summer and take over the side. B team boss Imanol Alguacil is in charge of the Basque club until the end of the season but current Eibar boss Mendilibar is favourite to take over, having seen advances for former player, Xabi Alonso, turn down the opportunity. Mendilibar’s contract…

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La Liga News 

Garitano being chased by two Basque side’s, despite Athletic report

Asier Garitano is being chased by Real Sociedad and Eibar, despite reports of an agreement with Athletic Club. The current Leganes boss has been working wonders with the Madrid-based side and it was reported by @OyeAthletic that a deal to bring him to the San Mames had been reached over the weekend. Garitano is wanted by Athletic officials to replace Jose Angel Ziganda, who has been largely criticised for indifferent form this season, despite still being in the Europa League. Athletic and Leganes met on Sunday evening with the former coming out on top thanks…

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La Liga News 

Asier Garitano to become Athletic Club boss next season

Athletic Club will appoint Asier Garitano as their new boss this summer, according to reports. The current Leganes boss has been working wonders with the Madrid-based side and it is now being reported by @OyeAthletic that a deal to bring him to the San Mames has been reached. Garitano is to be hauled in to replace Jose Angel Ziganda, who has been largely criticised for indifferent form this season, despite still being in the Europa League. Athletic and Leganes met on Sunday evening with the former coming out on top thanks…

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Asier Garitano La Liga News 

Leganes must keep looking towards survival says boss Garitano

With an impressive display in their 2-0 home win over bottom-place Malaga, technician Asier Garitano is pleased with his side performances but urges his side not to let the prospect of La Liga survival slip. It took until the second-half for the game to open up as the hosts looked to control the game, they took the lead ten minutes after the interval through Javier Eraso, who headed home from Diego Rico’s cross. Watford loanee Nordin Amrabat soon doubled their lead seven minutes later to put the game beyond any…

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La Copa News 

Garitano admits defeat after Leganes’ Copa exit

Leganes boss Asier Garitano has admitted that Sevilla were the better side over the Copa del Rey semi-final two legged affair which ended on Wednesday night. Dimtris Siovas’ header in the first leg cancelled out Luis Muriel’s first half strike to set up the second leg perfectly at one goal apiece. Vincenzo Montella chose the same starting eleven as last week for the hosts with Leganes boss Asier Garitano making three changes from the first leg, Diego Rico, Ruben Perez and Javier Eraso replacing Raul Garcia, Gerard Gumbau and Darko…

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La Liga News 

Garitano chooses promotion over Real Madrid victory

Leganes boss Asier Garitano has said promotion to La Liga was bigger than the Copa del Rey victory over Real Madrid. Marco Asensio’s late goal in the first leg had given Los Blancos the advantage heading into the second leg across the city with Real widely tipped to complete the job at home. However it was the visitors who stunned the home fans by taking the lead towards the end of the first half. Achraf Hakimi’s ball into Nacho Fernandez was poor causing the centre back to slip and allowing…

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