Mendilibar leaves Eibar

Jose Luis Mendilibar He will not continue at the helm of Eibar next season, as announced by the Gipuzkoan entity itself. The gunsmith club and the coach of Zaldibar have decided separate their paths mutual agreement.

Mendilibar has directed the Eibar Sports Society during the last six seasons, all of them in the First Division. After consummating the relegation to the Smartbank League, both parties have agreed not continue with your relationship.

The Biscayan coach has led the team in a total 248 games in these last six years. He took over the team in the 15/16 season, replacing Gaizka Garitano, and in his first five campaigns at the head of the team, he reached the goal of permanence loosely. Particularly noteworthy is the 17-18 season in which Eibar obtained its best classification in the First Division (9th), being the best Basque team.

Unfortunately, in this last campaign Mendilibar has not achieved his sixth salvation at the head of the team, in a year of maximum difficulty in which Eibar has concluded in last position.

Along with Mendilibar, they also leave the armory entity Toni Ruiz (physical trainer), Iñaki Bea (second coach) and Josu Anuzita (Goalkeeping coach).

The Eibar Sports Society, in its statement, deeply appreciates the work carried out by the coaching staff during these six seasons, their professionalism and dedication, and wishes them the best of luck for the future.