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Fran Escribá to take over as coach of Villarreal

After Marcelino was sacked by Villarreal on Wednesday night, the former Getafe coach Fran Escribá will take over at the Yellow Submarine.

Fran Escribá to take over as coach of Villarreal
Jesús Álvarez Orihuela Diario AS

Fran Escribá to take over at Villarreal

Fran Escribá will be the new coach at Villarreal after the club sacked Marcelino García Toral. Villarreal are yet to officially confirm Escribá's signing. 

Escribá led Getafe to relegation last season

51 year old Escribá, from Valencia, was at Getafe last season, but was sacked after picking up just two points out of 36 in the second half of the season, with Getafe being relegated.

Marcelino sacked on Wednesday night

Marcelino was sacked on Wednesday night.