Breaking News: Real Madrid are set to sack Santi Solari and replace him with Zinedine ZidaneMarch 11, 2019
Zinedine Zidane is set to return as Real Madrid manager just 10 months after leaving the Spanish giants, according to European football expert Guillem Balague. if the reports are correct Zinedine Zidane will be reappointed as Real Madrid manager before the end of this season after just leaving this summer.
The Frenchman, who left Real last summer after leading the club to three straight Champions League titles, will replace Santiago Solari.
According to additional sources in Spain, Real’s board of directors will meet with Solari to dismiss the Argentine and rehire Zidane very soon.
He will replace Santiago Solari, who was in charge for less than five months.
Former Real midfielder Zidane, 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.
Solari is set to be sacked after a 4-1 win over Real Valladolid on Sunday – which followed a shock Champions League exit to Ajax.
That 4-1 home defeat and 5-3 aggregate loss to the Dutch side was the final straw for Real president Florentino Perez.
The defeat by Ajax followed two consecutive defeats by Barcelona in El Clasico – a 1-0 loss in La Liga and a 3-0 thrashing in the Copa del Rey.
No doubt Solari has not lived up to the standard of a spoiled fan base such as Real Madrid’s