The coach of the Elche, Fran Escribá, he assured this Saturday, after the victory against the Athletic and the achievement of permanence in First division, who was satisfied with the success, especially since the team had deserved it.
“We have been saved on the last day, but this team deserved to have four or five more points,” said the Valencian coach, who arrived at the club three months ago with Elche in relegation position.
Scribe He said that he lived the game against Athletic calmly, because while they were winning, he just had to wait and admitted that with the discount from the Huesca game he had a “worse” time than during the 93 minutes of his own game.
The coach dedicated the stay to the club, the city and all those people who have been victims of the pandemic. “I hope this happens so that next year we can fill the field and enjoy Primera with the fans,” he said.
Escribá thanked the owner, Christian Bragarnik, for his proposal to continue leading the team next season and indicated that there is no future other than being at Elche. “I will be united to the entity of whatever it is because it is my club,” he said.
Finally, the coach admitted that, despite having achieved a promotion as champion and two stays in the First Division, what he experienced this Saturday is the most emotional moment since his arrival on the Elche bench.
“Here we depended on another team. I’m tired. What the club has done has a lot of merit, because it comes from a promotion that was not expected. The team has had a very meritorious campaign, ”declared Escribá, whose contract with the club ends on June 30.