Spain head coach, Julen Lopetegui has been appointed as manager of Real Madrid, the capital club has confirmed.
Los Blancos were looking at Tottenham coach, Mauricio Pochettino and former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas.
However, they have appointed the Spaniard, who will take over after his duties with La Roja in the World Cup.
A statement read: “Julen Lopetegui will be the coach of Real Madrid after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
“Real Madrid CF announces that Julen Lopetegui will coach the first team for the next three seasons.
“Julen Lopetegui will join the club after the participation of the Spanish team in the World Cup, after two years leading the national team.”