Zinedine Zidane is back at Real Madrid
Zinedine Zidane who left the club in May is back once again as the manager till 2022. The former French legend who established himself as one of the best managers by winning third straight Champions League trophy for Real Madrid will replace Santiago Solari.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is excited with the news as he said, “The best manager in the world has rejoined the club, Our destinies are once again united.”
Meanwhile, Zidane who left the club in May after winning the UEFA Champions League is determined to put the team back together as he said,” I want to put this club back where it belongs. It has been difficult from the outside looking in. I have been living here in Madrid, doing my things. But I have recharged my batteries. I’m ready to coach this great club again.”
Real Madrid who was recently knocked out from the Champions League Round of 16 by Ajax, are third in the Liga table with 57 points, while 12 points behind Barcelona.
So with Real Madrid out of the Champion League, it will be a day one again for Zidane to build the club and reach its height when he left the club less than a year. Also with Cristiano Ronaldo move to Juventus, it will be upon Zidane to choose the best players to fill the void left by the Portuguese.