Browsing: Julen Lopetegui

The 42-year-old Argentine has led the team to four wins in four games since taking over as interim manager in place of sacked former Spain coach Julen Lopetegui two weeks ago.

Real Madrid’s miserable season has taken another turn for the worse with the loss of key central defender Raphael Varane to injury.

Real Madrid are to sack coach Julen Lopetegui after their 5-1 humiliation by arch-rivals, Barcelona and former Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, is set to replace him, Spanish media reported on Monday.

Barcelona have regained top spot in La Liga and piled more pressure on the shoulders of beleaguered Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui courtesy of a 5-1 win in the first Clasico of the season on Sunday.

Antonio Conte has been approached by representatives of Real Madrid president Florentino Perez over his availability, according to Sky sources.