Sevilla appoint former Spain and Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui as manager on three-year deal
- Sevilla announced on Tuesday that Julen Lopetegui is their new manager
- The 52-year-old coach has signed a three-year deal with the Spanish club
- Lopetegui has been out of work since he was sacked by Real Madrid in October
The 52-year-old has signed a three-year-deal with the La Liga club, who announced his arrival on Tuesday.
Lopetegui has been out of a job since he was sacked by Real Madrid back in October after a short but disastrous spell at the Bernabeu club.
Sevilla have named former Real Madrid and Spain manager Julen Lopetegui as their new boss
The ex-Spain manager, who lost that job just days before the start of the 2018 World Cup, will be presented by the club on Wednesday.
Sevilla finished sixth in La Liga this season and Lopetegui replaces Joaquin Caparros, who had been in charge on an interim basis since March.
Lopetegui began his coaching career with the nation’s Under-17 side and has since enjoyed spells at the likes of Rayo Vallecano and Porto.
Lopetegui with Sevilla president Jose Castro (left) and sporting director Monchi (right)