Alaves have appointed their former player Abelardo Fernandez as their third coach of the season.
The 47-year-old replaces Italian Gianni De Biasi, who was sacked earlier this week after barely two months in charge.
He replaced Luis Zubeldia in September.
Abelardo takes over a side who have picked up just six points from 12 La Liga games this season, leaving them rooted to the foot of the table and already six points adrift of safety.
A club statement read: "Alaves have completed the appointment...