Valverde is new Valencia coach

  • Last Updated: December 3 2012, 12:50 GMT

Valencia have confirmed the appointment of Ernesto Valverde as their new coach on a deal until the end of the season.

Ernesto Valverde: New Valencia coach

Valverde succeeds Mauricio Pellegrino, who was sacked just hours after the club's 5-2 defeat at home to Real Sociedad on Saturday.

Valverde, 48, has previously coached Athletic Bilbao, Espanyol and Villarreal in Spain as well as two spells with Greek club Olympiacos.

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