In the absence of a day to finish the Smartbank League, the SD Eibar it depends on himself to return to the Santander League and try to recover the model that gave so much success with Mendilibar on the bench. We are not talking about picking up the coach, since they are very happy with Garitano. But rather to repeat his method.
Now with Gaizka Garitano At the orders of the team, the club has asked the coach to start the operation to return several footballers. Garitano already would have given the go-ahead to an operation, which will not be easy. Especially considering that many other teams closely follow the footballer.
Eibar and Mendilibar always hand in hand
This footballer is Gonzalo Escalante, who left Lazio last winter market to join Deportivo Alavés. However, in Mendizorroza he has not had much luck, as he has joined a team that has ended up relegating to the Santander League.
Given this situation, it is certain that he will not continue at Alavés and will seek to leave Serie A again. SD Eibar is one of the teams most interested in hiring him, since in this second half of the season he has also shown an excellent level. Mendilibar made Escalante a benchmark in Eibar.
Escalante may be the first to return
However, other teams already established in the elite of Spanish football will also try to sign the Argentine midfielder. Granada CF, Getafe CF and Elche CF are some of those who have inquired about the player, but it will not be until the summer market when a decision is made.
For the time being, SD Eibar will have to focus on the three remaining games to return to the Santander League and, once there, begin to assemble the team to experience a new stage in the top flight. But they seem to be very clear about the steps to take in the market.