TAfter 128 games on the yellow bench, UD Las Palmas has made the decision to fire Pepe Mel. The defeat in Fuenlabrada was the trigger for the sports commission to take the step. During today there have been several conversations to define the team’s roadmap. The club has made it official a few minutes ago through a statement.
According to this statement, Mel will go to Barranco Seco next Tuesday to say goodbye to the staff. The coach from Madrid has been fired with the team just three points from the playoff spots.
Garca Pimienta, the best placed
Las Palmas is now looking for a coach. The best placed is Francisco Javier Garca Pimienta. The profile of the Catalan, with whom the sports management has already spoken, likes to lead the promotion project. A club man with a Bara gene, he fits perfectly into the idea they want for UD in the medium term.
Statement from UD Las Palmas
The Board of Directors today agreed on the dismissal of Pepe Mel as coach of the first team. After directing UD Las Palmas uninterruptedly since March 2019, the coach from Madrid leaves the bench with the team just three points from the playoff spots and numerous players from the academy making their debut in professional football.
The coach from Madrid will go to the Ciudad Deportiva de Barranco Seco next Tuesday to say goodbye to the squad and the employees closest to the first team.
UD Las Palmas thanks Pepe Mel for his commitment and dedication during his four seasons at the helm of the team, while wishing him the best of luck in his future projects.
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