Official: Diego Martínez does not continue as Granada coach

Diego Martínez will not continue at Granada. The Galician coach held a meeting with the club to communicate his decision not to accept the proposal to negotiate his renewal, thus ending a cycle of three seasons as head of the bench, in which he achieved the promotion to First and qualification to play in European competition for the first time in the club’s history. The Galician coach will give a press conference this Friday at the New Los Cármenes Stadium to say goodbye.

The Nasrid entity had proposed its renewal as its main objective, but the coach has rejected that continuity. “The board of directors He has put all his determination to ensure that it continues, but respects the coach’s decision and thanks him for his honesty, ”the club said in a statement this Thursday.

The grenade He also wanted to “thank the coach and all his coaching staff for their effort, professionalism and successes throughout his career at the head of the team, which has led the Club in three seasons since LaLiga SmartBank up to 7th and 9th place in LaLiga Santander, a semifinal of Copa del Rey and the first European classification in the Club’s history, reaching the quarterfinals of the UEFA Europa League. The name of Diego Martínez will be forever linked to this entity and Granada CF is and will be his home ”.