Real Madrid announce that current Spain boss will take over after World Cup

Real Madrid have confirmed that current Spain head coach Julen Lopetegui will take over at the Bernabeu after the World Cup.

The former Real goalkeeper will succeed Zinedine Zidane who stepped down after leading them to a third consecutive Champions League win.

Lopetegui's been in charge of Spain for the past two years.

Related Articles

Spain on weather alert as hot air sweeps in from Africa

Traffic jammed as Spanish taxi driver strike continues

Five hurt after Spanish tourist boat catches fire

The ‘stolen babies’ trial in Spain finally shines a light on a scandal that cannot be forgotten

More in this Section

Father and son to go head-to-head for Ebor Festival opening day

Zaha’s new contract completes Palace jigsaw, says chairman Parish

Ollie Canning backs Galway to retain All-Ireland title

Olesen hoping to earn Ryder Cup place after being reunited with missing clubs

Today's Stories

Why Limerick may have to lose one to win one

Michéal wins battle of the O’Sullivans at Durrus

No need for hunger games in the Gavin guide to ongoing success

Galway stretch their legs in first strides towards title defence


New father’s life ‘changed forever’ after he was run over by surgeon

More From The Irish Examiner