Spain has known as a press convention to deal with Julen Lopetegui’s standing after he accepted the Real Madrid job earlier than the World Cup.
Spain supervisor Julen Lopetegui may depart his place two days earlier than La Furia Roja begin their World Cup marketing campaign, after Real Madrid announced him as their new manager on Wednesday.
Lopetegui and RFEF president Luis Rubiales are set to talk to the media on Wednesday morning and rumors abound that they’ll announce his departure, with Albert Celades and Fernando Hierro more likely to step in if that’s the case.
Madrid weren’t planning to make the announcement till after the World Cup however phrase rapidly unfold all through the Spain squad and Madrid made the announcement in an try to stop unrest.
But it appears to be like set to backfire drastically as Spain may discover themselves with out a everlasting supervisor on the eve of the World Cup.
Their marketing campaign will get underway towards Portugal on Friday and they’re thought-about among the many favorites to win the event.
Rubiales is reportedly livid with Lopetegui for telling Real to announce the information, although he maintained a placid facade upon his arrival at Spain’s Krasnodar base.
“This isn’t the time to speak, however we’ll make the choice that most closely fits the squad, we’ll do issues responsibly,” he stated, as quoted by Marca.
Lopetegui took cost of Spain after their final 16 exit at Euro 2016 and guided them to an unbeaten qualifying marketing campaign.
He will step into large footwear at Real Madrid, after Zinedine Zidane stepped down from the submit following three consecutive Champions League triumphs.