Juan de la Cruz Ramos Cano
Marcelo Romero, who was assistant coach to former boss Juande Ramos, has been handed the top job by Malaga.
Malaga announced the departure of the embattled 62-year-old on Tuesday, with the side managing just one win in seven games heading into 2017
LaLiga side Malaga could be on the lookout for a new head coach for 2017 after Juande Ramos apparently resigned on Thursday.
Juande Ramos has taken over at Malaga for a second time.
The experience of managing Real Madrid left Juande Ramos unwilling to become Chelsea manager, according to his former fitness coach.