Javier Aguirre receives support: “Many things may be criticized, but the objective was achieved” – La Opinion

Javier Aguirre receives support: “Many things may be criticized, but the objective was achieved” – La Opinion


After what Mallorca fulfilled its mission of ensuring permanence in LaLiga for next season with its draw on Sunday against Almeríathe Balearic team must now define the situation of Javier Aguirre to know if he is still on the bench or not.

The Mexican technical director has not yet received any renewal offer from the vermilion team’s board, but the “Vasco” Aguirre He does have the support of his players with whom he has maintained a very good relationship since his arrival in Mallorca in 2022.

“Many things may be criticized about the coach, but the objectives have been met”said José Manuel Arias, also known as Copete, who was in the starting eleven on Sunday in the 2-2 draw against the already relegated Almería that allowed Mallorca to officially avoid relegation.

Mallorca's coach, Javier Aguirre, gives instructions to his players during the matchday 36 of LaLiga against Osasuna this Tuesday at the El Sadar Stadium, in Pamplona.
Mallorca’s coach, Javier Aguirre, gives instructions to his players during the LaLiga matchday 36 match against Osasuna this Tuesday at the El Sadar Stadium, in Pamplona.
Credit: Jesús Diges | EFE

The Spanish central defender, who has played a total of 19 games of the 37 that his team has played in this LaLiga season, acknowledged that having finally secured permanence allowed them to take a breather beyond the possibility of always achieving it. It was in his hands.

“The feeling there is is relief because it has been a very difficult season, which has had its good moments and its bad moments, also because of the Copa del Rey issue”Copete recalled, referring to the final they lost against Athletic Club in the penalty shootout.

“It has been difficult for us to achieve the objective, but this is Mallorca, suffering and fighting until the end,” added the Spanish defender during an interview with Radio Marca in which he also mentioned the dedication that the squad led by Javier Aguirre made this time. season.

Osasuna midfielder Lucas Torró disputes the ball against Copete, Mallorca's defender, during the match of matchday 36 of LaLiga that was played at the El Sadar Stadium, in Pamplona.
Osasuna midfielder Lucas Torró disputes the ball against Copete, Mallorca’s defender, during the match of matchday 36 of LaLiga that was played at the El Sadar Stadium, in Pamplona.
Credit: Jesús Diges | EFE

“You can’t say anything to the team regarding the effort, sacrifice and perseverance. These values ​​are those that are identified with Javier Aguirre’s Mallorca and we have demonstrated it again against Almería. The important thing is that next year we will be in the top category again.”added the player.

Mallorca ensured its permanence in LaLiga in the absence of a date for the end of the season by adding 37 points, four more than its closest pursuer, Cádiz, who drew a goalless draw at the weekend against Las Palmas that ended it in condemn to relegation along with Granada and Almería.

After 37 games played, Javier Aguirre’s Mallorca has accumulated seven wins, 16 draws and 14 losses to place itself in 17th place in the LaLiga standings. Beyond having achieved the objective of this campaign, the Mexican coach is calm although he is not clear about what the future holds.

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