New coach

Real hire Asier Garitano

La Real Sociedad and Asier Garitano have reached to an agreement to hire Asier as the first team’s new coach. This afternoon, the coach from Bergara has put pen to paper on a contract which links him to la Real until 30 June 2021. 

An experienced coach who is eager to grow

Asier Garitano was born in Bergara on the 6th of December of 1969. He is a retired footballer who started his career at Bilbao Athletic. Later, he joined Eibar, Cartagena, Cádiz, Gavá, Racing de Ferrol Burgos, Alicante and Benidorm. He started working as a coach as an assistant manager at Alicante, where he stayed for five seasons. After that, he was appointed Castellón coach. Later, he signed with Orihuela and Alcoyano. In the 13-14 season, he was named manager of Leganés. In just three seasons, he promoted the team from Segunda B to LaLiga. Two incredible seasons leading Leganés, a humble team of the top league, allow him to manage la Real.

Hard-working and methodical man, he is highly motivated to join the txuri-urdin club. Welcome, Asier!

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