Atletico Madrid have confirmed that former Osasuna boss Javier Aguirre will replace Pepe Murcia as first team coach next season.

Aguirre has coached Osasuna for the last three seasons, taking them to a record-equalling fourth-place finish in the Primera Liga last season.

The former Mexico coach has been attracted widespread praise for the way in which he has moulded a his team on limited resources.

Atletico finished in a disappointing 10th position in the Primera Liga.

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