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Zidane steps down of his position as Real Madrid manager

Thu 27 May 2021 | 11:32

Real Madrid confirmed that the coach Zinedine Zidane has parted ways with the club.

The 2020-21 season ended trophyless for

Real Madrid

and Zinedine Zidane. Real had the chance to win La Liga final week, however, it was

Atlético Madrid

who managed snatch the league title in the final week.

Despite beating Villarreal on their last La Liga match, Zidane’s men couldn’t stop Atlético from getting their hands on the silverware. Los Blancos also missed their chance to win their 14

th

Champions League title, having lost to

Chelsea

in the semi-finals of the competition.

There were many rumors and speculations regarding the Frenchman’s future at Santiago Bernabéu, many of them suggesting a soon-to-come departure.

Finally a few minutes ago, Real confirmed in a statement that the 48-year-old manager has decided to part ways with the club and continue his journey elsewhere.

The statement reads:

"It is now time to respect his decision and show him our appreciation for his professionalism, dedication and passion in all these years, and for what his figure represents for Real Madrid.

"Zidane is one of the great myths of Real Madrid and his legend goes beyond what he has been as a coach and player of our club. He knows that he is at the heart of Real Madrid and that Real Madrid is and will always be his home."

The club legend,

Raúl

and former Inter boss

Antonio Conte

are said to be the most probable options to succeed the French legend.


source: SportMob

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