Sevilla boss Joaquin Caparros diagnosed with chronic leukaemia but WILL continue managing LaLiga club


Sevilla boss Joaquin Caparros diagnosed with chronic leukaemia but WILL continue managing LaLiga club

Sevilla coach Joaquin Caparros has announced he has been diagnosed with chronic leukaemia.

Caparros, 63, broke the news in his post-match press conference following Sevilla’s 2-0 win at Real Valladolid on Sunday.

Caparros took over as Sevilla head coach following Pablo Machin’s dismissal

However, he will remain in charge of the club despite his condition.

In quotes reported by his club’s official Twitter feed, Caparros said: “It doesn’t impede my work.

“I am going about my daily life – on a day to day level, for training. I want to enjoy my work and I want to thank the players and the chairman.

“I am not receiving any treatment – everyone can be assured that I am not receiving any treatment.