Athletic Club confirmed Garitano’s sacking earlier this week after two years in charge, and Valencia’s former boss is reportedly the club’s favorite to take the charge.
According to Marca,
is the front-runner to become the Basque giants' new manager.
Despite being unemployed since he was sacked from
in September 2019, the 55-year-old manager is one of the most experienced coaches available, having managed
over the past two decades.
are currently 9
in the La Liga table, having just two wins in their last eight league games.