Marcelino taking over as new Sevilla coach

Marcelino is set to be unveiled as new coach of Sevilla.

Marcelino is set to be unveiled as new coach of Sevilla.

The 45-year-old, who left his post as Racing Santander boss on Friday, is expected to arrive in Andalusia this evening and will be unveiled as Gregorio Manzano's successor at midday.

"Marcelino will be presented tomorrow at noon, God willing," Sevilla president Jose Maria del Nido said. "Tonight he will come to Seville and dine with me and others."

Marcelino is expected to sign a one-year contract at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, with an option for a further 12 months.

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