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Aragones introduced as Fenerbahce coach

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  • Luis Aragones signs two-year contract to become new coach of Fenerbahce
  • The 69-year-old led Spain to first major tournament win in 44 years last month
  • Aragones replaces Brazilian legend Zico in charge of the Turkish champions
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(CNN) -- Spain's Euro 2008-winning coach Luis Aragones has been introduced to the media after signing a two-year deal to become coach of Turkish champions Fenerbahce.

Aragiones is greeted with flowers as he arrives at Istanbul ariport to take up his new position with Fenerbahce.

The 69-year-old, who led Spain to their first major tournament win in 44 years in Austria and Switzerland last month, replaces Brazilian legend Zico in charge of the Istanbul club.

"I am here both with my brain and with my heart to work for Fenerbahce," said the veteran former Valencia coach.

"I know I have come to a good and strong team. I can tell you that I am very happy to be here. The stadium is absolutely great and I'm sure that the atmosphere will be even more fantastic when the fans come.

"However, I like to keep things calm and my objectives this season are to win every possible title with this team," he added.

Aragones, who has been coaching since 1974, was in charge of the Spanish national side for four years.

He has courted controversy on numerous occasions, not least for making offensive remarks directed at then Arsenal striker Thierry Henry in 2004 and for leaving Real Madrid legend Raul out of the Spain squad for Euro 2008.

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