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Alaves forced to pay half-a-million to Pellegrino and his coaching staff

Alaves have been ordered to pay Mauricio Pellegrino and his coaching staff a sum of half-a-million euros after failing to pay them bonuses during their time at the club. The Argentine coach filed a complaint against his former club in November last year, claiming that he and his assistants had failed to be paid an amount of €500,000 for guiding his former club to the Copa del Rey final in 2017. Pellegrino and his assistants failed to find an agreement with Alaves over the dispute and therefore it has been settled…

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Busy week at Leganes as Pellegrino is appointed with along with five new arrivals

Leganes have appointed former Alaves boss Mauricio Pellegrino as their new manager, replacing Asier Garitano who moved to Real Sociedad at the end of the season. Garitano’s work in Madrid, helping Leganes from Segunda B all the way to La Liga and then keeping them there attracted the attention of the Basques and he decided that would be the next step in his career, with Pellegrino handed the task of keeping Lega in the top flight of Spanish football. Pellegrino was presented to the media and said;“Thanks to Leganés for…

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Mauricio Pellegrino named Leganes coach

Former Southampton, Alaves and Valencia manager Mauricio Pellegrino has been named the latest head coach at La Liga side Leganes. The Madrid-based outfit, who finished just one place (but 14 points) clear of the relegation zone last season, have given the Argentinian his first job since being sacked by Southampton after a disastrous nine-month spell left them scrapping against relegation. However, in Spain the 46-year-old’s stock is still high after, in the 2016-17 season, he took the recently-promoted Deportivo Alaves to the Copa del Rey final, losing only to Barcelona.…

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Pellegrino awaits Alaves trial outcome as Leganes wait patiently

Former Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino is awaiting the outcome of his trial against former club Alaves over unpaid wages and bonuses. The Argentine coach filed a complaint against his former club in November last year, claiming that he and his assistants had failed to be paid an amount of €500,000 for guiding his former club to the Copa del Rey final in 2017. Pellegrino and his assistants failed to find an agreement with Alaves over the dispute and therefore it has been settled in court, with a decision set for next…

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Leganes holding on former Southampton boss Pellegrino

Leganes are nervously waiting on a reply from Mauricio Pellegrino over the vacant managerial role. The Madrid based club saw Asier Garitano leave for Real Sociedad earlier this week and they have attempted to move quickly to replace the talented coach. 46-year-old Pellegrino is currently without a job after a dismal time in England with Southampton, following spells with Valencia, Estudiantes, Independiente and Alaves. The Argentine is understood to be in Spain at present and is said to be weighing up the job offer submitted by the Buturque outfit. A…

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Nicolas Gaitan set to leave Atletico Madrid but where

The end of the January transfer market is less than a week away. Managers are now reaching the stage of mid-season panic where they assess whether their squad is good enough to win the league, qualify for Europe or avoid relegation. There are also some clubs looking to offload some ‘deadwood’ and disruptive figures within their squads. Nicolas Gaitan of Atletico Madrid is seen as one of these ‘deadwood’ players. Having brought in Vitolo from Sevilla during the summer, Atleti now need to trim their squad of some wingers. Nico…

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Pellegrino issues formal complaint against Alaves

Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino has issued a formal complaint against former club Alaves over unpaid money. Alaves have insisted that outstanding monies owed to Pellegrino have been paid, whilst conflicting reports claim they still owe half-a-million pounds. Pellegrino guided the La Liga club to the Copa del Rey final last season but left to take over at Premier League side Southampton. The Argentine coach is now demanding up to €500,000; a figure derived from outstanding money from his contract, it is claimed. Marca claim Pellegrino and his staff Xavi Tamarit, Carlos…

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Alaves deny claims they underpaid Pellegrino

Alaves have insisted that outstanding monies owed to former boss Mauricio Pellegrino has been paid, whilst conflicting reports claim they still owe half-a-million pounds. Pellegrino guided the La Liga club to the Copa del Rey final last season but left to take over at Premier League side Southampton. The Argentine coach is now demanding up to €500,000; a figure derived from outstanding money from his contract, it is claimed. According to Diario de Noticias de Alava, Pellegrino is planning to take his former club to court over their breach of contract.…

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