Real Madrid name Spain manager Julen Lopetegui as new head coach

Real Madrid have appointed Spain manager Julen Lopetegui as their new head coach on a three-year deal.

Former coach Zinedine Zidane, who led the club to three successive Champions League titles, stepped down in May after two and half seasons with the club.

Julen Lopetegui previously managed Porto for two years, before taking over at the Spanish national team in July 2016.

Julen Lopetegui is currently in Russia with the Spanish team and will take up the position after the World Cup, which begins on 14 June.

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