Marcelo Gallardo leaves the River Plate bench

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Marcelo Gallardo leaves the River Plate bench

Marcelo Gallardo today announced his farewell from the River Plate bench, to which he arrived in mid-2014, which has caused a great commotion in the historic Argentine club. In an emotional conference, the coach has communicated that he will not renew & aacute; His contract ends this December. “I told the leaders that my contract is ending. It ends in December and I will no longer be with the club.It is one of the most difficult and heartfelt decisions, it is a delicate moment to express myself”, he stated to close a stage at the club of his entire life, where he trained as a footballer.

Gallardo arrived He joined the River bench on May 30, 2014as a replacement for another legend of the Buenos Aires club, Ramón Díaz. Since then he has won a total of 14 titles with the River : two Libertadores Cups, one South American Cup, three Argentine Cups, one Professional League and 2 Argentine Super Cups. Gallardo, who on Sunday will direct His last game in front of his fans at the Monumental, adds 422 games on the River bench with a balance of 227 wins, 111 draws and 84 losses. With his departure, he is practically certain of his jump to a European soccer bench, where he already played. He was as a player in the ranks of Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain.