Real Madrid will be having Spain coach, Julen Lopetegui take over as manager after the world Cup.
A club statement said: “Real Madrid CF announces that Julen Lopetegui will coach the first team for the next three seasons. “Julen Lopetegui will join the club after the participation of the Spanish team in the World Cup, after two years leading the national team.”
This is coming after the shocking departure of Zinedine Zidane who led Real Madrid team to win their three straight Champions League titles.
Ex goalkeeper Lopetegui, 51, made a sole league appearance for Madrid as a player, and later turned out for rivals Barcelona a handful of times. He coached Madrid’s feeder club Castilla in 2008/09 before taking charge of Spain’s youth teams.