Julen Lopetegui did not offer his services to U.S. Soccer with a view to taking over the national team, his agent has told ESPN FC.
Reports said former Spain and Real Madrid coach Lopetegui had approached U.S. Soccer via an intermediary to express an interest but had been turned down.
"That is not correct," agent Carlos Bucero said. "Julen has not offered his services for any position.
"It has only been a few days since his exit from Real Madrid and now is the time to recover, rest and later study...