Deportivo Alaves have appointed former Sevilla and Espanyol supervisor Pablo Machin as their new head coach to interchange Juan Ramon Lopez Muniz, the La Liga membership introduced on Wednesday. Muniz had taken cost of Alaves on the again finish of the 2019-20 season and guided them to a 16th-place end regardless of managing only one win in 4 video games.
Machin, 45, had been named head coach of Chinese Super League aspect Qingdao Huanghai in July however was unable to journey to China to take up the job after one among his family examined optimistic for COVID-19.
The Spaniard lower his managerial tooth with second division aspect Numancia earlier than becoming a member of Girona in 2014 and overseeing their promotion to La Liga three years later.
His final managerial stint was at Espanyol, the place he was sacked final December with the crew on the backside of the La Liga standings.