Valencia name ex-Liverpool defender Mauricio Pellegrino as new coach

Valencia have named Mauricio Pellegrino as new coach.

Former Liverpool and Valencia defender Pellegrino will take charge from next season after penning a two-year deal.

Pellegrino worked as an assistant to Rafa Benitez at both Liverpool and Inter Milan.

Los Che president Manuel Llorente confirmed: "We want to inform you that this afternoon the board of Valencia has ratified the hiring of Mauricio Pellegrino for the next two seasons."

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