"Ronald Koeman has had his contract rescinded by mutual agreement," the club announced on Monday, the day after a 5-1 thrashing left the club just two points above the relegation zone. "Voro has been appointed coach with total freedom to do what he thinks needs to be done to take the club forward in these last five matches with the 25 first team players."
For starters, Voro has reinstated the trio of former Spanish internationals banished under Koeman. In his first press conference as coach, Voro said David Albelda, Santiago Canizares and Miguel Angulo would once again compete for place in the first team. "They are players like the other 25 and if I think they are ready to play, they'll play," he said.