Luis Sinisterra will be led by a Spanish coach. REUTERS/Peter Powell

Leeds United management opted to do without the American’s services due to the Premier League Matchday 22 loss to Nottingham Forest by narrow margin jesse mars, who played 37 games with a record of 11 wins, 10 draws, 16 losses for a performance of 38.74%.

After Marsch’s departure, Leeds United’s situation did not improve, since the team in which the Colombian player plays Luis Sinisterra He added just one point from a possible nine, following a two-goal draw against Manchester United, who then beat him 2-0 at home.

In their last outing, Leeds lost when visiting Everton have signed Yerry Mina, who won at the slightest gap with a score from Seamus Coeman. For now. Luis Sinisterra’s squad is in the relegation zone, sitting in box 19 of the Premier League with 19 points -11 on goal difference.

There were several names that appeared in the package of candidates to fill the vacant position of Jesse Marsch, including the Argentinian Marcelo Gallardo sounded strong to take the reins of Leeds, however, the one chosen by the directives of the blanks He is a coach of Spanish origin.

Through their social media, Leeds have confirmed to their new strategist that he will be in charge of keeping the club in the Premier League of English football. “#LUFC is pleased to announce that the club has agreed terms with Javi Grace become a head coach, subject to obtaining a work permit.

The Spaniard will manage Colombian player Luis Sinisterra.  @leedsunited/Instagram
The Spaniard will manage Colombian player Luis Sinisterra. @leedsunited/Instagram

Javier Grace Carlos was born on May 1, 1970 in Pamplona, ​​Spain. As a footballer, he played as a midfielder and trained at the Athletic Club academy, with which he was never able to make his professional debut. He played for UE Lleida, Real Valladolid, Real Sociedad, Villarreal and Córdoba CF, where he retired in 2004.

Once he hung up his boots, he began his coaching journey taking charge of Villarreal’s youth teams. In 2007 he had his first experience as an absolute coach when he was hired by the Pontevedra. The following year he assumed the technical direction of Cadiz where he remained until 2010.

After a season in charge of Villarreal B, Javier Gracia decided to try his luck in Greek football after being hired by the Olympiacos Volou in 2011. In Greece, he also led the FC Kerkyra only to return to Spanish soil later in 2012 and lead Almería.

In his native country, he also led the Osasuna (2013), Málaga (2014) and Valencia (2020). For the 2016-2017 season, he emigrated to Russia after being signed by the Rubin Kazan. It won’t be Javi Gracia’s first experience in England, given that for the 2018-2018 campaign he was in charge of the watford the one he saved from losing the category.

His last job was coaching Al-Sadd from Qatar where he arrived as a replacement for Xavi Hernández, now Barcelona coach. With the Qatar team, Gracia led a total of 22 games in all competitions with a record of 16 wins, two draws and four losses.

In his track record as a coach Javi Gracia has three titles after champion in 2007 with Pontevedra from the extinct Spain Second Division B, which he won again in 2009 with Cadiz. In Qatar, he was champion of the league with al-Sadd.

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