Real Madrid have announced that Spain coach Julen Lopetegui will take over as boss after the World Cup in Russia.
He replaces Zinedine Zidane, who surprisingly stepped down after leading Madrid to their third consecutive Champions League title last month.
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A statement read: “Real Madrid can confirm that Julen Lopetegui will be the first team coach for the next three seasons. Julen Lopetegui will join the club after Spain’s participation in the World Cup, after two years in charge of the national team.”
Lopetegui has been Spain’s head coach since July 2016. He is unbeaten in 20 games (14 wins) with Spain, the second longest unbeaten start by a head coach in Spain’s history.
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