Diego Maradona returns to coaching with Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata
19:15, Friday, 06 September, 2019
Argentina’s Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata have confirmed Diego Maradona as their new manager. The club sit 18th in the Argentinian Superliga and are in danger of relegation. This will be Maradona’s sixth stint as a club manager and his third in Argentina’s top flight.
Maradona’s contract runs until the end of the current season. “With his last two teams, he succeeded in consolidating a clear and competitive playing style,” said the club in a statement.