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Chivas fires another manager, may bring in duo

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Chivas de Guadalajara has gone through two managers already during the Clausura 2009 season. Now the club has brought in the same number to fill the void.

Both Francisco "Paco" Ramirez and Salvador "Chava" Reyes will join Guadalajara on Thursday, Mexican daily Reforma reported. Whether one will manage while the other will serve as an assistant was immediately unclear.

Arellano led the club through the afternoon training session and was informed of his removal following practice. Arellano refused to stay on as an assistant and attempted to contact incoming Mexico manager Javier Aguirre to try and land a job with the national team.

Ramirez served as an assistant under Sven-Goran Eriksson and Ricardo Lavolpe. He has no experience managing a club in the Primera Division.

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Reyes, though, does. He served as Necaxa manager for part of 2008, before he was sacked.

On the day Guadalajara removed Flores, Reyes told Mexican news agency Notimex that he would love to manager Chivas.

"Since I can remember, I know the significance of Chivas because of my father," said Reyes, whose father, Salvador Sr., was one of the club's all-time great players. "My dream is to someday manage Chivas."

His opportunity may be approaching as the club is now on its eighth manager since Jorge Vergara took over the club in 2002.