Report: Rayo Vallecano want axed Sunderland boss Gus Poyet to replace Newcastle United linked Paco Jemez

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The Uruguayan played in Spain for seven years and is now wanted for management in La Liga.

Yesterday reports emerged from Spain that Newcastle United were considering Paco Jemez as their next potential manager, according to Marca.

The Spaniard has worked wonders at Rayo Vallecano in recent times and Newcastle United are in need of a new manager.

Jemez went on to tell Spanish source Vavel that he would 'like to manage' in the Premier League soon.

He is out of contract in the summer and Rayo are therefore looking for a new manager. Interestingly, in a twist of fate, it is being reported that the man to replace Paco at Rayo might just be a former Sunderland manager.

Marca reported yesterday that the Madrid based side has a two man shortlist for the job. One of those names is Lugo boss Quique Setien. The other, recently sacked Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet.

The Uruguayan remains unemployed and is believed to want a return to English football. However, he does have Spanish football in his past, spending seven years with Real Zaragoza as a player before joining Chelsea in 1997.

So it could transpire this summer that the most recent Sunderland boss might replace the outgoing Newcastle United coach in La Liga.

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