Sanchez named new Valenciennes coach

VALENCIENNES - Daniel Sanchez is the new coach of Valenciennes, the Ligue 1 club said on Wednesday.

Sanchez, 57, will join from Ligue 2 team Tours in place of Philippe Montanier, who left at the end of the season to become the Real Sociedad coach.

Valenciennes finished 12th in Ligue 1 last season.