New coach Romero feels qualified to develop Malaga

Malaga (Spain), Dec 31 (IANS) Malaga’s new chief coach Marcelo Romero has said that he feels that he is qualified to develop the Spanish football club.

The Uruguayan succeeded Spaniard Juande Ramos, who left the Spanish club last Tuesday, reports Efe.

Romero, 40, played for Malaga between 2001 and 2007 and spent two and a half years as part of the Malaga coaching staff, first as an assistant coach with Javi Gracia and then with Juande.

During his presentation at a press conference on Friday, Romero explained that he learned a lot during his work with both Juande and Gracia.

Romero reiterated that it is an honour for him to coach Malaga, where he will start “a new stage” at the helm of the Spanish club.

–IANS

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