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The “Chelsea” considering the candidacy of Spanish specialist Javier Gracia for the post of head coach if the current coach of Chelsea, the Italian Maurizio Sarri will leave the team. It is reported by the Express.
According to the publication, Gracia, who is currently heading, “Watford”, impressed on the leadership of “the aristocrats”. The Spaniard helped the team with the best record after returning to the English Premier League. At the end of the season-2018/2019, the club finished 11th place in the standings.
In addition, Gracia for the first time in 35 years, led the team to the FA Cup final where his team lost to Manchester city. For “Watford” performance in the finals of the tournament was the second in history.
“Chelsea” under the guidance of Surry took the third place in the championship. The last five meetings “the aristocrats” conducted poorly, scoring only one victory. 60-year-old Italian led the team in the summer of 2018.
49-year-old Gracia is known for his work in the Russian Premier League. From 2016 to 2017, he led Rubin Kazan. The Spaniard left the club at the end of the season 2016/2017 in which the Kazan team took ninth place in the championship.
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