After suffering a relegation on Sunday, Spanish La Liga side CD Leganes has parted ways with its manger Javier Aguirre, on a mutual consent, OJB Sport report.
The Cucumber played out a 2-2 draw with champion Real Madrid, a result which confirmed the dropping of the team to the Segunda division.
The Spanish club confirmed its departure via its website http://www.cdleganes.com on Monday evening.
“The club thanks Javier Aguirre and his coaching staff for their professionalism and treatment during these months, in which he took over the bench in a difficult situation and kept the team alive until the last play of the season, staying one goal away from achieving the permanence in the First Division.
At the same time, he wishes them the best on a personal and professional level in their next stages,” the club statements reads.
Aguirre arrived at Leganés in November 2019, he signed a contract until the end of the season with an option for a further year, should he help Leganes stay in the top flight, the option that eventually wasn’t triggered as he failed to achieve the target. Taking over the first team from the 13 day of LaLiga, managed seven wins, ten draws and nine defeats in the twenty-six league games he led from the bench.
In addition, he added three cup winners and one defeat, in the round of 16 at the hands of FC Barcelona.
Leganes in 2015–16 season, for the first time in their history, earned promotion to La Liga, which was sealed on 4 June 2016 with a 1–0 away win against CD Mirandés.
Their first season in the elite proved to be hard, with the team finishing 17th, barely avoiding relegation.
Their next season ended similarly, again finishing 17th. The 2018-19 season was the best however, in terms of ranking, with Leganes finishing 13th.
On 24 January 2018, Leganés qualified for the first time to the semifinals of the Copa del Rey, by eliminating Real Madrid in the quarterfinals thanks to a 2–1 win at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.