- Valencia have sacked manager Marcelino, after two years in charge of the club
- He saw them to a Copa del Rey win and Champions League qualification
- ‘The club would like to thank him for his work and dedication during his time’
La Liga team Valencia have announced Marcelino Garcia Toral is no longer first team coach
Marcelino has been sacked as Valencia coach, the Spanish La Liga club said on Wednesday.
The 54-year-old, who won the Copa del Rey and secured Champions League football last season, leaves after two campaigns at the helm.
‘Valencia told Marcelino Garcia Toral on Wednesday that he is no longer first team coach,’ a club statement said.
‘The club would like to thank him for his work and dedication during his time at our entity and wish him success for the future.’
Valencia have replaced him with Albert Celades, who has signed a contract until June 30, 2021.
He’ll oversee the first training session with the team on Wednesday, according to a statement from the official website.