Hector Cuper has signed a one-year deal to coach Spanish club Racing Santander, the club confirmed on Wednesday.
The 55-year-old tactician returns to Spain following his time with Greek side Aris Thessaloniki.
A statement on Santander's official website reads:
"Hector Cuper will be the new Racing Santander coach during the 2011-12 season. He has signed a contract and will be flanked by assistant coach Jose Carlos Fandagushi, and Angel Puebla who will be the athletic coach."
Cuper decided to leave Aris in January following a run of poor results, but he is back to Spanish management following spells with Mallorca, Valencia, and Betis.
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