We have no time to mourn’: Fernando Hierro says Spain must immediately forget shock

Fernando Hierro has called on the Spanish team to immediately move on from the shock departure of Julen Lopetegui, saying they have ‘no time to mourn’ if they are to compete for the World Cup.The 50-year-old addressed the media at their World Cup base in Krasnodar for the first time since being appointed Spain’s new head coach, replacing Lopetegui after his sacking on Wednesday morning.While he was keen to wish Lopetegui all the best for the future, Hierro insisted that Spain’s World Cup hopes will hinge on their ability to move on from the controversy in time for their opening game against Portugal on Friday.
Fernando Hierro has taken Spain training for the first time since becoming manager
Hierro addresses his team after a tumultuous day for one of the leading World Cup contenders
Hierro has replaced Julen Lopetegui, who was sacked after he took the Real Madrid job
Spain open their World Cup against Portugal in a difficult first match on Friday evening in Soch

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