Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane
has endured a tough pre-season
Bale has always insisted he is happy in Madrid despite persistent links with a return to the Premier League, and from a lifestyle point of view it is hard to blame him.
"The board of directors also agreed on the appointment of Zinedine Zidane
as head coach of Real Madrid with immediate effect for the remainder of the season and the next three campaigns, until 30 June 2022." Zidane -- who was arguably one of the best players of his generation -- spent five seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu, where he won the Primera Liga, Champions League, Super Cup, Intercontinental Cup and two Spanish Super Cups.
The full nominees are as follows: Massimiliano Allegri (Juventus), Stanislav Cherchesov (Russia), Zlatko Dalic (Croatia), Didier Deschamps (France), Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool), Roberto Martinez (Belgium), Diego Simeone (Atletico Madrid), Gareth Southgate (England), Ernesto Valverde (Barcelona), Zinedine Zidane
Former French football player Zinedine Zidane
(Eric FEFERBERG / AFP)
has sensationally resigned as Real Madrid manager just five days after beating Liverpool in the Champions League final.
Real Madrid vs Paris St Germain - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - February 14, 2018 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane
REUTERS/Paul Hanna CAIRO -- 31 May 2018: Surprising news for Real Madrid fans as their French manager, Zinedine Zidane
, stepped down as Real Madrid manager after he led his team to achieve their third consecutive Champions League trophy.
LIVERPOOL manager Jurgen Klopp has laughed off suggestions Real Madrid counterpart Zinedine Zidane
has limited tactical coaching knowledge.
has confirmed that he has signed a contract extension which will keep him at Real Madrid until 2020 but claims the new deal "means nothing." (AFP) LONDON: It says a lot about modern-day football that Zinedine Zidane
- a hero at the Bernabeu as a player and the man who won the Spanish giants back-to-back Champions Leagues and the La Liga title during his first 18 months as coach - is possibly fighting to keep his job .
Atletico have never-say-die pugilist Diego Simeone in their corner while Real are led by the silky ex-galactico Zinedine Zidane
will be looking to complete a rare double by winning the Champions League as manager and player tomorrow.