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Quique Sanchez Flores right to turn down Stoke City

Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores has thanked the club for supporting him around the speculation linking him with the Stoke City job. The former Watford coach was heavily linked with a move to the Premier League side last week, but several meetings with his current club and the English side led him to remain in Spain. Having seen Paul Lambert be installed as boss at the Britannia stadium following his decision not to take the job, Flores played a massive part in Espanyol’s 1-0 Copa del Rey win over Barcelona…

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Quique Sanchez Flores staying at Espanyol

Espanyol manager Quique Sanchez Flores has ended rumors linking him to the vacant Stoke City job, announcing that he will still be Espanyol head coach come the end of the season. The former Watford boss has been linked with Stoke City job since Mark Hughes was sacked by the club last week and was reported to be Stoke’s first choice for the job, however, the move now looks dead in the water with Flores announcing in Saturday’s press conference that he would not be leaving the club. Espanyol currently sit…

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Quique Sanchez Flores quiet on Stoke City job offer

Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores has refused to discuss a potential switch back to England football with Stoke City. The Spanish coach has been hotly tipped to replace former Barcelona midfielder Mark Hughes after he was sacked earlier this week. Hughes was let go after a dismal run of results and it has emerged that the Espanyol gaffer is their preferred choice over Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane, who have also been linked. Reports in English media claim talks have already begun between QSF and the Premier League side, with Spanish…

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Stoke City want Espanyol’s Quique Sanchez Flores

English Premier League side Stoke City want Espanyol manager Quique Sanchez Flores to replace the sacked Mark Hughes. Hughes was let go last week and it has emerged that the Esapnyol gaffer is their preferred choice. Martin O’Neill was also mentioned but a Stoke City representative has already met QSF and, according to Spanish football expert Guillem Balague, he has until Friday to decide if he wants the job. Flores has been at the RCDE Stadium since leaving Watford in 2016 but may be interested in a move back to…

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Espanyol offer Quique Sanchez Flores support

Espanyol have given reassurances to boss Quique Sanchez Flores over his future at the club, according to a report. After unrest amongst the club’s fans, it is reported by Spanish daily Marca that the Catalan club have given former Watford boss Flores a vote of confidence. Flores signed a three-year deal with the club in the summer of 2016 and guided them to an impressive 8th place finish last season. However, results this season have been less than impressive and their latest which saw them lose 1-0 to Girona at…

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Eibar and Espanyol meet with both sides looking to improve

Both Eibar and Espanyol have flattered to deceive so far, this season go head to head at the Ipurua Municipal stadium with both knowing a defeat here could see them edge towards that dreaded relegation zone. Eibar had been enduring a very poor season despite hammering Real Betis 5-0 last time out, while Espanyol come into this match on the back of the thriller 3-2 win against Tenerife in the Copa Del Rey and also beating Getafe days before. Quique Sanchez Flores’ men have had trouble winning away from home, with…

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Sanchez Flores believes Gerard goal was legal

Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores has discussed Gerard Moreno’s disallowed goal against Levante on Friday evening, saying the officials made the wrong decision. In what was La Liga’s opening fixture of the weekend following the international break – the game proved to be a fairly disappointing one in terms of entertainment. Both sides had lost before the break and were desperate to return to winning ways on Friday but the game was played out to a scoreless draw. Leo Baptistao had chances for the home side, but he sent two…

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Quique Sanchez Flores’ calls for VAR after Espanyol’s draw with Sevilla

Quique Sanchez Flores has called on the RFEF and La Liga to implement video technology to assist referees as Sevilla took the lead through Clement Lenglet’s controversial strike on Saturday night. Even after replays, it remains unclear whether or not the ball fully crossed the line as the centre-back kneed in from a corner, and Sanchez stated: “I have seen the replays five times and I still don’t know if it should  have been a goal. The referees do what they can and I think it would help them in this situation. If…

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Espanyol’s Quique Sanchez Flores demands transfer action

Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores has called upon the club to take action in the transfer market after he was forced to play players out of position in their pre-season friendly against Hamburg. Los Pericos have so far made loan deals for Pablo Piatti and Diego Lopez permanent, whilst also adding Mario Hermoso from Real Madrid Castilla and experienced midfielder Esteban Granero. Those operations have cost less than £2.5 million in total, and with eight players having departed this summer it leaves Sanchez Flores’ squad looking thin, particularly in defence….

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