NEWS
Wednesday September 20 2017
Alaves linked to Abelardo, Ruben Baraja

Former Sporting Gijon boss Abelardo and former Valencia midfielder Ruben Baraja have been linked to the vacant managerial position at Alaves.

The Basque club are searching for a replacement for Luis Zubeldia, who was sacked by Sunday after just four games in charge.

El Glorioso have lost all four La Liga games this season without scoring a goal while Aitor Karanka, Javi Gracia and Javier Aguirre are among manager’s who have reportedly ruled themselves out of the action.

Abelardo Fernandez has been without a job since ending his three-year stint at Sporting in January while Baraja has recently coached in the second tier with Elche and Rayo Vallecano, with Diario AS linking Alaves to both managers.

Football Italia website