Zidane Rejoins Real Madrid As Solari Leaves.
Real Madrid has announced the reappointment Zinedine Zidane as the club manager until 30 June 2022. Real Madrid board of directors, met today, Monday 11 March 2019 and terminated Santiago Solari’s contract as the first-team coach, whilst Real Madrid has offered him the opportunity to remain at the club. Naija News recalls that the French legend, 46, left in May after leading the club to a third straight Champions League trophy. Real are currently third in La Liga, 12 points behind leaders Barcelona.
Former president Ramon Calderon told Sky Sports News last week that Mourinho was the first choice to take over and was approached by the club, but Zidane looks set to return. Zidane was first appointed Real Madrid boss in January 2016 after a spell in charge of the B team, and he became the first coach to win the Champions League in three straight seasons.