Former Real Madrid youth coach, Real Madrid Castilla and Celta Vigo manager, 52 years old master tactician from Spain, Alejandro Menéndez has signed a contract extension with kolkata giants Quess East Bengal.
Alejandro’s team has played really well this season. East Bengal have been consistent this season. Alejandro has played with typical Spanish tactics and those tactics have given the results. Alejandro’s recruited foreign players have performed brilliantly. He didn’t hesitated while giving chances to young Indian players.
Indian players like Jobby Justin, Laldenmawia Ralte, Lalram Chullova and Didika have stepped up to the occasion and showed thier potential under Menéndez.
Indian football definitely needs coaches like Alejandro who is ready to give Indian players chance in the starting 11 to showcase thier talent.
Official statement from the club :
“The dominating performance by the team this season guided by our Head Coach Alejandro is taking the team in the right direction. This investment has worked very well for the brand Equity of Quess, while taking the footballing accolades of East Bengal Club to greater heights. We continue to support him to take the team to the next level.” – Ajit Isaac, Chairman of Quess East Bengal FC.
With 1 match left, there is no shortage of drama in the I League title race. It will be interesting to see whether Alejandro Menéndez can guide Quess East Bengal to clinch thier maiden I League title or not.