Marcelino García Toral is now officially the new Athletic coach. The Asturian coach signed his contract in Lezama at the end of his first session with the lions. The Bilbao club also announced what its working group will be.
“First toThank you for having trusted this coaching staff to lead this historic club and from here on, a lot of illusion and to try to correspond to that trust, ”Marcelino said on the Athletic website.
The Asturian coach also made it clear that “we are going to try, with the collaboration and help of the footballers, that they see on the field what they want to see. With that idea, that philosophy that this club has and with which all the people feel identified. If so, we will have achieved the objective and we will be proud of it ”, he concluded.
Aitor Elizegi, president of Athletic, said for his part that “Today we want to welcome Marcelino’s human and technical team to Lezama. In their first contact we have already seen a message of enthusiasm, of wanting to train, wanting to be in contact with the squad and the pitch, wanting to return to the bench. We hope that this step, this new stage, will help us in the objectives that we have set for 2021, which of course are a requirement and continue to grow ”.