Last Updated: 19/05/19 3:40pm
Quique Setien is to leave Real Betis after two years as head coach at the Benito Villamarin Stadium.
The 60-year-old Spaniard’s departure was confirmed shortly after he led them to a 2-0 win at the Bernabeu over Real Madrid on the final day of the La Liga season.
A statement from Betis read: “Real Betis and their coach, Quique Setien, have decided that the Spaniard will not continue leading the first team from next season.
“In the last two years, Setien has taken Real Betis back to European competition, has significantly increased the value of the squad and has achieved great value wins that will go down in the history of Real Betis.
“For this reason, the club wishes to thank Setien and his technical staff for the work carried out during these two years, in which they have contributed to the sporting growth and stability of the entity, and wish them the best in their personal and professional future.
“Thanks, Quique. Good luck, Quique.”
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Setien returned Betis to Europe for the first time in five seasons, leading them to the last 32 of the Europa League this campaign.
As well as securing three points at Real Madrid, Setien guided Betis to a 4-3 win over Barcelona at the Nou Camp in November.
Betis end the season 10th in La Liga, three points off the Europa League qualification places.