Some of the sporting considerations, others on a whim, and finally, because of disagreements on contractual issues, the three coaches saw how their end of the season accelerated.

Abelardo out!

In Spain, football had made a strong comeback. Reviving the old habits of dismissing coaches at the first sign of change. However, some decisions were already in place before the coronavirus stopped football. Some of the sporting considerations, others on a whim, and finally, because of disagreements on contractual issues. The three coaches saw how their end of the season accelerated. First, it was Rubi, then Guti, and on Saturday morning, Abelardo Fernandez was fired by Espanyol. A curious aspect of Abelardo is that on Thursday, Gelu Rodriguez, the coach’s agent, met with Espanyol’s leaders to negotiate a resumption. As a result of which the Asturian will remain at the head of the Catalan club.

There was even talk of individual numbers in case of avoiding a departure from LaLiga and others in the event of a down to LaLiga SmartBank. Both sides agreed to continue the discussion later. Abelardo chose to wait and see how events unfold before finally committing themselves. Abelardo wanted to open that bracket did not fit well with the owner of Espanyol Chen Yansheng. Who ordered the coach to be fired on Saturday morning. Within 48 hours, the former boss of Sporting and Alaves has gone from the possibility of extending the contract at Espanyol to unemployed.