Real Madrid Manager Julen Lopetegui has been sacked

Julen Lopetegui has been sacked as manager after four and a half months in Bernabeu.
The 52 years old Spaniard coach  succeeded Zinedine Zidane in June but following the 5:1 El Clasico defeat by Barcelona on Sunday which was the fifth loss in six games the club Management made a decision to let him go.  
Julen Lopetegui will be replaced by Santiago Solari, coach of B team Castilla.


Jolen took a training session on Monday but his fate was finalised following a board meeting.

Real Madrid, the champions league winner for three consecutive years, are now ninth in La Liga few positions away from relegation.
A club statement said "there is a great disproportion between the quality of the staff of Real Madrid" and "the results obtained to date".

It's the second time Lopetegui has been sacked this year having been sacked by Spain two days before the World Cup, a sack by Spanish Football Federation which claimed they where unaware He was in talks to take Real Madrid job after the tournament.

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