You have a stand, you take a new!
In december, Villarreal president Fernando Roig convinced that Javi Calleja could not save the La Liga club. He therefore chose to fire the coach 10. december.
We rewind seven weeks and a day forward. Now Roig convinced that Calleja is exactly right to get ’yellow submarine’ up to the surface.
Villarreal-the president has decided to rehire the coach, who he sacked in december. Out smoking Luis García Plaza, who managed only six league matches in charge of the Spanish club.
- It is my decision, and I take the responsibility. Villarreal and I distinguished ourselves by doing the opposite of what people expect, said Roig at a press conference Tuesday, where the recently fired Calleja was presented as the new Villarreal coach.
President Fernando Roig confirms that Javi Calleja will return as Villarreal manager after the departure of Luis García Plaza. “It's my decision and I take all the responsibility,” explains the man in charge. pic.twitter.com/JmmwDL2yrGVillarreal CF English (@Eng_Villarreal) 29. January 2019
Javi Calleja comes to a club, which is in even worse constitution than when he left it for a little over seven weeks ago.
the Team are dumped down under the relegation line and is the penultimate. The team has not won in the last eight league matches and have big problems to score goals. Just 21 of 21 matches, it has to.
In the last season led Javi Calleja Villarreal to an impressive fifth place in La Liga, and now he gets the chance to act as the lifeguard in the club which not so long time ago, gave him a kick.
the 40-year-old Calleja is a really klubmand. He played for the club when it reached the Champions League semifinals in 2006 and has spent its entire trænerliv in Villarreal.
After his career as player he started as a U16 coach and worked his way steadily up through the system and was in september 2017, the first time the coach of Villarreals best team.
a few days later did Monaco in addition, the same as Villarreal.
Leonardo Jardim was re-instated, after he was sacked in the principality earlier in the season.
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