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Coach Juande Ramos

Having spent two years in the wilderness, Ramos replaced Russia-bound Javi Gracia as Malaga boss in May 2016.

Despite guiding Real Betis, Espanyol – and Malaga – to mid-table comforts in La Liga, the 61-year-old’s big break came at Sevilla in 2005 as he took the Andalusians to consecutive UEFA Cups. Another trophy followed at Tottenham Hotspur, it being the League Cup in 2008, but he was sacked at the beginning of his second term, with the North Londoners making their worst-ever start to a League campaign.

A caretaker spell at Real Madrid later that year nearly resulted in a shock La Liga triumph, while his next five years were spent in Russia and Ukraine with CSKA Moscow and Dnipro as he laid the foundations for the latter’s run to the Europa League final in 2015.

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