Spain manager Julen Lopetegui announced as Real coach

The search to replace Zinedine Zidane, who left after guiding Real to a third-straight Champions League title, lasted nearly two weeks, with Mauricio Pochettino, Antonio Conte and Jurgen Klopp among the names reportedly in the frame.

Julen Lopetegui will be the coach of Real Madrid after the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

Los Blancos have confirmed that Spain coach Julen Lopetegui will take over from next season.

A former goalkeeper, Lopetegui made one senior appearance for Real Madrid but played 107 matches for Logrones.

Julen Lopetegui will join the club after the participation of the Spanish team in the World Cup, after two years leading the national team.

Lopetegui, 51, has been in charge of the Spanish national team since July 2016, when he took the reins following the European Championship in France.

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In May, he signed a two-year extension to remain as Spain coach until 2020 but the call of Madrid has proved stronger.

A trusted youth coach, he has also managed Spain at Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, though he failed to win any silverware at FC Porto and was sacked.

Zidane's shock departure came after he had guided Madrid to a third straight Champions League title.

Lopetegui, 51, was hired by Spain following their underwhelming Euro 2016 campaign and the former Porto boss has helped re-establish La Roja as genuine contenders this summer in Russian Federation.

Lopetegui impressed in quickly blending together a new side which won nine of their 10 World Cup qualifiers and is among the favourites for this summer's finals in Russian Federation. Spain will face Iran and Morocco in Group B after the challenge of Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in their opener on Friday.

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