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Who is Espanyol manager Vicente Moreno?
Vicente Moreno is the current Espanyol manager after having been appointed in June 2017. Moreno was born in Massanassa on 26 October 1974. Moreno previously played football in defensive midfield for clubs around Spain such as Xerez, Guadix and Valencia’s reserve team.
Moreno came through the youth academy at Valencia before making his reserve team debut in 1995. He made 83 appearances for Valencia’s reserve team scoring 8 goals but never broke into the first team. In 1998, Moreno joined Ontinyent where he spent a season, he made 36 competitive appearances and scored 4 goals. In 1999, Vicente Moreno joined Guadix where he made 34 appearances and scored 11 goals before moving on to join Xerez in 2000. In his time at Xerez, Moreno made 392 appearances for the club and scored 20 goals in his 11 year stint at the club before retiring in 2011. In his time at Xerez, he won the Segunda División in the 2008-09 season which guaranteed their spot in the following season’s La Liga campaign.
After retiring at Xerez, Moreno was made assistant manager at the club before being made full time manager in December 2011. In his first season at the club, he guided the team to a 14th placed finish. In November 2013, Moreno was appointed the new manager of Spanish third division side Gimnàstic de Tarragona after replacing the previous manager Santi Castillejo. In the 2014-15 season, Moreno led the team to promotion to the Segunda División and then renewed his contract for another year. The following year, Moreno and Gimnàstic de Tarragona finished third in their first season in the Segunda División, however, Moreno stepped down in December of the same year.
In June 2017, Spanish third division side Mallorca appointed Vicente Moreno. However, in his first season at the club, Moreno guided the club to promotion via the playoffs to the Segunda División. In the following season, Moreno took the club to a 5th place finish and guided them to a second consecutive promotion under his management to the La Liga.
Moreno joined fellow relegated side RCD Espanyol on a three-year contract in August 2020.