It's long been expected that Santiago Solari will only lead Real Madrid out of the season.
But on Tuesday, Real Madrid on its website confirms that the Spaniard permanently got a job by June 2021.
– Real Madrid C.F. met on November 13, 2018, and agreed to hire Santiago Solari as head coach for the first team until June 30, 2021, according to a press release from the club.
Solari jumped after Christmas Lopetegui was hit recently. Under Solari, Real has won all four matches.
Solari was promoted with the role of coach Reals B (Castilla).
The Argentine, who played for the club between 2000 and 2005, for the first time led Real Madrid to win the Cup of Melilla.
Antonio Conte has long been mentioned as the new coach in Bernabeu, but earlier this week it became obvious that the Italian would not take over the club.
– Real Madrid? As I see, it's better to wait until the end of the season before I start training again. I'll wait until June before I start a new project again. In the next few months, I can change my mind, but I've always thought like this, said Conte Ski Sport.
The fact that Solari becomes a permanent manager of Real Madrid is good news for Martin Ødegaard. In an interview with TV 2 Sport earlier on Tuesday, Santiago Solari promises.
It was a long time. She has a lot of experience and knows how things work. Like Zidane, he knows what he looks like as a Madrid player. I think it helps when you will be a coach there, "Ødegaard TV 2 said, saying:
– I have good relations with him. He's a very good guy and he's good on the court. He has good people around him. It's very exciting to see what's happening there, Ødegaard says.