Julen Lopetegui sacked as Spain manager, fans react



Spain have sacked their manager Julen Lopetegui one day before the World Cup.

The 51-year-old manager was announced as the next Real Madrid manager last night and the Spanish FA claims that Los Blancos negotiated with Lopetegui without their consent.

President Luis Rubiales is thought to be “furious” and “deeply upset” with the situation.

Apparently, the Spanish FA came to know about Lopetegui’s Real Madrid move just five minutes before the official confirmation.

It will be interesting to see who takes over as the Spaniard’s replacement now.

Spain takes on Portugal in their World Cup opener on Friday night and the Portuguese will be determined to take advantage of the chaos surrounding the Spanish camp.

Spain were considered as one of the favourites to win the competition this summer but the exit of Lopetegui at the last minute could have a devastating effect on the players’ morale.

Here is how the fans reacted to the news of Lopetegui’s sacking.

 

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