"I am still a young coach and I felt I could waste a lot of time as national team coach when I could be learning things which would help me improve.
-- Former MLS star Hristo Stoitchkov
, 41, on quitting as national team coach of his native Bulgaria to take over as coach of Spanish club Celta. Bulgaria is third in its Euro '08 qualifying group -- the
top two teams advance to next year's finals -- while Celta is third from the bottom in La Liga.