Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid coach plans to quit at the end of the season

Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid coach plans to quit at the end of the season

- Zinedine Zidane is planning on leaving Real Madrid at the end of the season

- It is not clear where he will be heading but Real Madrid are contemplating hiring Carlo Ancelotti to replace Zidane

- Zidane allegedly said that he would leave the club regardless if they win the La Liga this seasons

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Zinedine Zidane has told staff and players that he longer plans to coach Ral Madrid after this season.

The SABC reported that he'd made the announcement before last weekend's draw which saw Real Madrid miss a chance to reach the top of the table.

Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid coach plans to quit at the end of the season
Zinedine Zidane plans on leaving Real Madrid at the end of the season. Photo credit: Ruben Albarran/Pressinphoto/Icon Sport
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When asked if he would be leaving, Zidane did not make any promises and said that he's not sure what will happen at the end of the season.

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Real Madrid did have not had a great season this year. In 2018 Zidane quit as the coach for Real Madrid after a successful season having won a third consecutive Champions League.

However, Talk Sport reported that Zidane allegedly plans to quit Real Madrid even if they win the Champions League.

The reason behind his decision is that he no longer feels that the Real Madrid management are behind him 100%.

The Daily Mail has reported that Carlo Ancelotti might be hired to replace Zidane at the end of the season.

Earlier, Briefly News reported that Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho has expressed delight in having bagged the managerial job at Italian Serie A outfit AS Roma.

The ‘Special One’ was announced manager of the Italian club on Tuesday afternoon, May 4, exactly two weeks after he was ousted at English Premier League side AS Roma.

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He will now replace his compatriot Paulo Fonseca when he steps down from the Italian club at the end of the season.

In a post on his official social media handle, Mourinho thanked the Friedkin Group who are owners of the club. It is a consortium run by U.S. billionaire Dan Friedkin which took over the majority of the club in 2019.

In other news, former Chelsea and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has landed two new big jobs barely two weeks after losing his Tottenham Hotspur head coach role.

The 58-year-old Portuguese-born coach joined the SunSport team as an expert columnist for the Euros billed for this summer to analyse and give his opinion on games as they unfold.

Jose has won two Champions League with FC Porto and Inter Milan as well as league titles in Portugal, Italy, Spain and England and this is one huge reason he is qualified for the role.

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The Sun reported the development on their website and gave their readers a hint of what to expect with the 'Special One's' analysis when the games begin on June 11, 2021.

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Source: Briefly News

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