Real Zaragoza were one of the favorites to finish in the top four at the start of this season in La Liga but as the season winds down to a rapid close, Los Manos are struggling to finish outside the last four. In fact, they are actually fighting to finish outside the bottom three.
With just 7 more matches remaining in La Liga this season, Zaragoza are sitting in 18th place in the table, 3 points from safety. At the weekend they were comprehensively beaten by Real Betis and are now in serious crisis and the prospect of playing Segundo Division football next season looms large on the horizon. Their current coach is the fourth this season but still nothing seems to be working.
But maybe, just maybe, the induction of a certain Jos