Real Madrid have confirmed that the club has agreed to terminate the contract of head coach, Julen Lopetegui, after just 14 games in charge of the club.
Lopetegui’s dismissal comes 24 hours after Real were humiliated 5-1 by Barcelona at the Nou Camp.
A club statement read: “Real Madrid’s board met today and agreed to end contract linking coach Julen Lopetegui with club.
“This decision taken to change dynamic in which first team finds itself, when all the objectives for the season are still achievable.”
The Santiago Bernabeu side also announced that former midfielder and Real Madrid Castilla manager, Santiago Solari, will take temporary charge of the club from tomorrow.