Zinedine Zidane resigns as Real Madrid manager

Zinedine Zidane resigns as Real Madrid manager

Zinedine Zidane has reportedly decided to stand down as Real Madrid manager after leading the club to three Champions League titles in two-and-a-half seasons.

Real Madrid called a surprise press conference at 12pm BST today at the Bernabeu, following doubts around the future of Zidane, as well as Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.

The 45-year-old Frenchman played 155 times for Real Madrid and became a club legend, before taking over the B team, Castilla.

Zinedine Zidane resigns as Real Madrid manager

Zinedine Zidane resigns as Real Madrid manager

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Following the dismissal of Rafael Benitez in 2016, he led the first team to Champion’s League success in his debut season.

He completed the double in his second season, winning La Liga and the Champions League, and beat Liverpool five days ago to make it three European gongs in a row.

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It’s not known whether Zidane will take some time to weigh up his options or dive straight back into management.

There aren’t any obvious vacancies, following Bayern Munich’s hiring of Niko Kovac as their next manager and PSG's appointment of Thomas Tuchel.

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