No room for surprise after the win conceded against Barça at the Camp Nou, Florentino Pérez It has taken a day to say goodbye to Julen Lopeteguiwho ends his adventure in Real Madrid almost as fulminant as he had on the bench in Spain. Real Madrid amounts to Santiago Solari, until now subsidiary technician, interim while resolving the hiring of a new coach.
The white club has made official the dismissal through a hard statement, published after the meeting of the board of directors of the club. In it, the work of Lopetegui in his four months in charge of the team has been appreciated and he has signed up to Solari as interim technician. The Argentine will sit on the bench this Wednesday in front of Melilla in the Copa del Rey, waiting for its future to be resolved.
Florentino argues that there is "a great disproportion" between the quality of the template and the results obtained
The board of Real Madrid wields in its writing that the change of coach "is intended to change the dynamics in which the first team is, when all the goals of this season are still achievable." In addition, he points out that "there is a great disproportion between the quality of the staff of Real Madrid, which has 8 players nominated for the next Golden Ball, something unprecedented in the history of the club, and the results obtained to date."
It was expected that the directors of Real Madrid met on Monday at six in the afternoon, but finally the appointment was delayed until half past seven, which has lengthened the agony of Julen Lopetegui, aware that in the morning he had directed his last training as a Real Madrid coach.
The negotiations with Antonio Conte, favorite to replace Lopetegui, have been complicated
During the meeting of the board the name of the future coach of Real Madrid was discussed. Negotiations with the Italian Antonio Conte, the main candidate to replace Lopetegui, seem to have complicated, so the deck of options has been opened.