Real Betis have hired Pepe Mel as coach, the club confirmed on Saturday.
The Madrid-born Mel will take charge of the Segunda Division club on Monday in a bid to lead them back to the top flight.
The agreement between Betis and Mel is until the end of the season, with an option of two more if he achieves promotion.
Mel, 51, was a Betis player between 1989 and 1993 and coached the club between July 2010 and December 2013. In this spell he was seen as an outstanding leader of the club and helped them...