Fernando Hierro who held the role of sporting director will take charge of Spain at the World Cup following Julen Lopetegui sacking.
It was confirmed that Hierro, who won 89 caps for Spain between 1989 and 2002, will hold a news conference at 6:30 p.m. local time in Krasnodar, Russia. The former Real Madrid defender will then take charge of his first training session ahead of Spain’s World Cup opener against Portugal on Friday. Reports suggest Michel and Luis Enrique are leading candidates to replace Julen Lopetegui coach after the World Cup. Read also Egypt’s Mohamed Salah dribbles for first time since injuring shoulder.