The German coach has been targeted to take the place of the under fire Zidane.
, admits to being flattered by Real Madrid’s interest in him to replace Zinedine Zidane. The German head-coach, who spent three successful seasons withHoffenheim
before moving to Leipzig, has been linked to several giant clubs including Los Blancos.
“Zidane (is) in Danger”
after failing to secure their move to the next round of
Copa del Rey
When Nagelsmann was asked about his rumored link to Real Madrid, he told
Sky Sport Germany
“There are definitely worse things to read. But I also know that things that are written in the newspapers are not always true.”
Nagelsmann’s contract with Leipzig extends till 2023 and if
fails to turn things around for the Whites, the Spanish side may be willing to shift their attention into finding a new coach.
With his positive corona test, Zidane is forced to miss out their upcoming game againstLevante
and with seven points behind the La Liga leaders,Atletico Madrid
, things are not expected to easy up for the Frenchman unless he makes sure his men secure a number of wins in their future matches.