Valencia news

Llorente vows to battle on

December 19, 2012
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Under-fire Valencia president Manuel Llorente says he has no intention of resigning, insisting a run of poor results on the pitch should not obscure the progress the club is making off it.

Los Che coach Manuel Pellegrino was fired two weeks ago with Valencia in the bottom half of the table. This has not soothed the anger of supporters, however, and Sunday's 1-0 defeat against Rayo Vallecano at Mestalla brought further calls for Llorente's head.

Since he became president in June ...

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