New Sevilla Coach Joaquin Caparros has confirmed he will not be paid for his temporary stint in charge at his own request.
Caparros replaced Vincenzo Montella on Saturday, although the 62-year-old – who coached Sevilla between 2000 and 2005 – will be moved into another non-playing role once the season is out.
“I honestly did not think it was necessary for the club to pay me,” Caparros told Onda Cero.
“My contract is only for a month and the only matches we have remaining are to be played in Seville (three at home, one at city rivals Real Betis) so there are no expenses.”
Meanwhile, Los Rojiblancos president Jose Castro confirmed the story on official Sevilla club media: “We spoke about wages, but Joaquin did not want anything on the table.
“He wants to help the club, he is a Sevillista and he will see us through until the summer for free.”
Sevilla sit eighth in La Liga and are at risk of missing out on a European spot for next season.