Levante hire Rubi

MADRID: Former Barcelona backroom coach Rubi has been appointed as Levante’s new boss until the end of the season, the La Liga strugglers confirmed on Wednesday.

“Levante and Rubi reached an agreement last night for the coach to take charge of Levante until the end of the season with the option for two more in the Primera Division,” the club said in a statement on their website.

Rubi takes over from Lucas Alcaraz who was sacked after a 4-0 defeat at home to David Moyes’ Real Sociedad on Sunday left the Valencian outfit bottom of the table.