Sebastián Méndez, a field assistant to Diego Maradona and interim technician of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata during the last days of internment of the former footballer, who died on Wednesday, decided to submit his resignation to the technical management of the club.
The «Gallego», who had arrived in La Plata to work with Diego, informed the club that he arrived «with Maradona» and that is why he now leaves «with him». The same path followed the other assistant of the star, Adrián González.From now on, Leandro Martini, coach of the Reserve of the Wolf, will take over the First Division campus with Mariano Messera, his partner in the technical duo.
The «Gallego» had arrived at the Wolf as a field assistant to the Ten.
This Saturday, At 19:20, Gimnasia will play with Vélez Sarsfield in Liniers and on Friday, December 4, at 17:10, with Huracán, in the Forest, closing his participation in Group 6 of the Professional League Cup.The campus met on thursday morning at the property of Estancia Chica, in Abasto, where a minute’s silence was made in tribute to Diego Maradona , as happened in the practices of all Argentine football teams, and then moved to Casa Rosada to attend the wake of his coach.