In recent days, the Spanish media claimed that Marcelo Gallardo was one of the main candidates to take over as Betis coach facing the next season. However, the Andalusian club confirmed the arrival of Manuel Pellegrini.

After passing through West Ham, The Engineer will return to La Liga de España to take over the Verdiblanco club, who did not have a good tournament and needs to recover to return to international competitions.

« I am very happy to have come to this institution … I hope we can bring Betis to higher and European levels. I am sure that together we will succeed, « said the 66-year-old coach, in dialogue with the club’s official website.

Throughout his career, Pellegrini led clubs such as River, San Lorenzo, Real Madrid, Villarreal, Málaga and Manchester City, among others. Now he will have the opportunity to return to Spanish soccer to take Betis to the most something. Will it?