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Valverde returns to coach Athletic

June 20, 2013
By ESPN staff
Athletic Bilbao have confirmed the appointment of Ernesto Valverde as their new coach, with the former Valencia boss taking the reins at the Basque side for the second time.



Valverde, 49, returns to Athletic - where he played for six years and later managed for two - after leaving his post at the Mestalla on June 1.

He will be presented at a press conference on Friday as the successor to Marcelo Bielsa, who parted company with the club earlier this month following ...

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