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#Julen Lopetegui

# julen-lopetegui - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

After Real Madrid and Spain sackings, Lopetegui named Sevilla's new manager

The 52-year-old signs a three-year deal at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, having been dismissed from his last two jobs.

# julen-lopetegui - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Mourinho's Real Madrid return killed by Ramos and players, claims Calderon

Florentino Perez was hoping to appoint the Portuguese instead of Zinedine Zidane, according to the club’s former president.

# julen-lopetegui - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Lopetegui targets Premier League after Real Madrid nightmare

Despite being sacked from two of the highest profile jobs in world football in 2018, the 52-year-old sees a route back into top-tier coaching.

# julen-lopetegui - Friday 1 February, 2019

Rejuvenated Real Madrid bring no guarantees for fit-again Gareth Bale

Santiago Solari’s side are chasing down Barcelona and a 10-point gap in La Liga.

# julen-lopetegui - Monday 3 December, 2018

'Am I fat?' - Real Madrid star responds to weight jibes

Spain international playmaker Isco remains on the fringes of the fold under Santiago Solari.

# julen-lopetegui - Monday 29 October, 2018

Julen Lopetegui sacked as Real Madrid manager after disastrous four months in charge

The manager took over at the beginning of July but Madrid are currently eighth in La Liga.

Antonio Conte lined up at Madrid with Lopetegui on the brink after Clasico humiliation

The Italian is set to take over from Julen Lopetegui following yesterday’s 5-1 defeat to rivals Barcelona.

# julen-lopetegui - Saturday 27 October, 2018

'I don't think I am going to die': Lopetegui plays down speculation that his job is on the line at El Clasico

The Real Madrid boss is widely believed to be on borrowed time as they prepare to face Barcelona on Sunday.

# julen-lopetegui - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Roberto Martinez emerges as potential candidate for Real Madrid job

The manager is set to undertake a new role with the World Cup third-place side, which will make it difficult for the Blancos to land him.

# julen-lopetegui - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Respite for under-fire manager as Real Madrid stop the rot

The Spain side earned a nervy win over Viktoria Plzen.

# julen-lopetegui - Monday 22 October, 2018

The sack looms for defiant Real Madrid boss Lopetegui ahead of El Clasico

Just four months into the job, the ex-Spain manager is under enormous pressure after losing again over the weekend.

# julen-lopetegui - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Asensio downs old club Espanyol to earn narrow victory as Real Madrid return to winning ways

Julen Lopetegui’s side defeated Espanyol 1-0 at home thanks to a first-half strike from Marco Asensio.

# julen-lopetegui - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Lopetegui swerves speculation linking Neymar and Mbappe to Real Madrid

Real Madrid continue to be heavily linked with the Paris Saint-Germain duo.

# julen-lopetegui - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Cristiano who? Bale scores one, sets up another, as Real Madrid kick off new season with a win

Madrid were comfortable 2-0 winners against Getafe.

# julen-lopetegui - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Bale will get much better' - Real Madrid boss Lopetegui

The Wales international forward is being backed by his manager to play an influential role for the Blancos in the 2018-19 campaign.

# julen-lopetegui - Monday 9 July, 2018

Luis Enrique named Spain's new head coach after disastrous World Cup

The ex-Barcelona boss takes over after Fernando Hierro stepped in to replace the sacked Julen Lopetegui in Russia.

# julen-lopetegui - Monday 2 July, 2018

De Gea: Spain are f***ed but we'll get up again

The Manchester United goalkeeper was uninhibited in his summation of the feeling within his national team’s camp

# julen-lopetegui - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Spain sacking was 'saddest day since death of my mother' - Lopetegui

‘But today is the happiest day of my life.’

'I would just like to leave this press conference because it seems like a funeral'

Sergio Ramos was in no mood to dwell on Julen Lopetegui’s departure on the eve of Spain’s World Cup Group B opener.

# julen-lopetegui - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Real Madrid appoint Spain boss to take over from Zidane as new manager

Julen Lopetegui will take charge of the club after the World Cup.

# julen-lopetegui - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Introducing Ireland's next U19 opponents... Spain

As Paul Doolin’s side prepare for the tomorrow’s semi-final in Romania, we assess their opponents, the tournament favourites.