Now the Spanish coach is 33 years old. In the Russian history of the club, the record previously belonged to Domenico Tedesco, in the Soviet history – to Nikita Simonyan
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Spaniard Guillermo Abascal became the youngest head coach in the history of Spartak.
Spartak announced the appointment of Abaskal on June 10. He replaced the Italian Paolo Vanoli in this post.
Now Abaskal is 33 years old, one month and 28 days old. In Spartak’s Russian history, the record was previously held by Domenico Tedesco, who was 34 when he made his debut at the club in 2019. In Soviet history, Nikita Simonyan led Spartak at the age of 33 years, two months and 20 days.
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In the history of the Russian Championship, the youngest head coach is Vladimir Gazzaev, who in 2012 headed Spartak-Alania at the age of 32.
Abascal previously worked for Swiss Chiasso and Lugano, Italian Ascoli and Greek Volos. Basel Abascal took charge last February and finished the season in second place in the Swiss championship.