Lopetegui was faraway from his publish on Wednesday after Actual Madrid confirmed on Tuesday that he would take over as their new boss after the World Cup.
He has since been changed by Fernando Hierro in the course of the competitors. Hierro had served as Spain’s sporting director since November.
Lopetegui was unsurprisingly crowded by reporters as he arrived at Krasnodar Airport however was unwilling to reveal something concerning the saga.
“I hope we’ve an excellent World Cup,” Lopetegui mentioned. “I’m not going to say the rest.”
Spain start their World Cup marketing campaign towards neighbours Portugal on Friday. They may also face Morocco and Iran in Group B.