Fernando Hierro to leave director of sport role at Spanish FA

Fernando Hierro and Spanish FA reach mutual agreement to end the former national team skipper's contract...
Fernando Hierro is to part company with the RFEF (Spanish FA), it has been confirmed on Friday.

The former Real Madrid defender, who has held the role since 2007, is to leave once his contract expires on June 30.

A statement on the federation's official website confirmed the departure, but said no other changes were forseen.

An extract of the statement reads: "The rest of the technical team will not be modified and it is the desire of the RFEF for them to carry on with their functions."

Hierro helped oversee Spain's success at Euro 2008 and subsequent World Cup win in South Africa last year.

Reports in Spain claim the former international decided to leave his role after the FA balked at his wage demands.

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