Even though the official announcement is still an hour or so away, this is pretty similar to any column I would have written so I thought I’d link to it here.
One correction: Galindo speaks and understands English just fine. He’s just a little shy and doesn’t let on that he does with people he isn’t familiar with.
Updated – Chivas USA just confirmed the appointment of Vazquez as the club’s coach:
“I am honored to return to Chivas USA as the club’s new head coach,” he said. “I was a part of this team at the very beginning, and have seen it make great strides in the last few years. The club is in a strong place and still has a great deal of potential. This is a wonderful opportunity, and I can’t wait to get started.”
The club’s reaction:
“Martn is a talented coach who has a deep knowledge and understanding of Chivas USA, Major League Soccer and professional soccer both in the United States and abroad,” said Stephen Hamilton, Chivas USA’s Vice President of Soccer Operations. “He’ll be able to continue the progress that we’ve made in the last few years, and build on our success. We’re pleased to welcome him back to the Chivas USA family.”