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Fernando Hierro appointed as Spain manager after Lopetegui sacking

To the shock of most footballing personalities around the world, Julen Lopetegui was sacked by the Spanish Football Federation as Spain manager, and hours later, Fernando Hierro was appointed as his replacement, with Albert Celades as assistant manager. On Tuesday, Real Madrid announced Lopetegui as their replacement for Zinedine Zidane, on a three-year contract. 24 hours later, the president of the Spanish Football Federation Luis Rubiales sacked Lopetegui and stated that: “the negotiations (between Real Madrid and Lopetegui) have occurred without any information to the Spanish FA and we were…

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LaLiga News 

Fernando Hierro considered for Real Madrid job

Former Real Madrid defender Fernando Hierro is being considered for the vacant managerial role at the club. Following the Champions League victory over Liverpool at the end of last month – many expected Zinedine Zidane to stay on as boss, however, the Frenchman called time on his spell in charge at the club in a shock press conference last week. Many potential candidates have been linked in Spanish press with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and Tottenham Hotspur man Mauricio Pochettino mentioned. However, it is, former players Michel and in particular,…

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