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Jose Gonzalez appointed Beijing Guoan coach

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Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) Spanish football coach Jose Gonzalez was appointed new head coach of Chinese Super League (CSL) club Beijing Guoan on Wednesday.

"Jose's coaching ability meets Guoan's goals. He is an experienced football coach with Spanish football style which represents the advanced technical and tactical trends nowadays," the club's statement said.

"Jose will come with his solid coaching team which are very young and full of confidence and they are going to be integrated into our club in a very short time."

The 50-year-old spaniard is familiar with Beijing and CSL. He was an assistant of Guoan's former head coach Gregorio Manzano, his Spanish compatriot, for two seasons, reports Xinhua.

Jose was appointed as the head coach of La Liga team Granada in February this year and helped the Andalucian team stay in the top-flight at the end of the season.

According to the club, Jose will arrive in China in January to join the squad.

--IANS

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