Zidane’s birthday wish to James changes nothing

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane sent a warm birthday message to James Rodriguez by insisting the Colombian could play a part in the side's future – but then left him out of his latest squad. James, who signed amid Galactico fanfare six years ago, has become almost a forgotten man with the Spanish giants, playing … Continue reading Zidane’s birthday wish to James changes nothing

Zidane: Real Madrid are still disappointed

Zinedine Zidane judged Real Madrid's performance on Sunday against Real Betis as "the worst game of the season" his team have played. "We had an awful game from start to finish, it was hard for us, we lost a lot of balls," said Zidane. "We can't be happy, although it's not an attitude problem, I … Continue reading Zidane: Real Madrid are still disappointed

Juventus want Zinedine Zidane in Italy, not Pep Guardiola

Juventus are thinking about their coach for next season. Per the Daily Mail, Andrea Agnelli is hoping to appoint Zinedine Zidane to lead their next project after Maurizio Sarri. For a while they have been looking at Pep Guardiola but it seems he does not want to abandon his team despite their UCL punishment, so … Continue reading Juventus want Zinedine Zidane in Italy, not Pep Guardiola

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Zidane: Guardiola is the world’s best coach

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has labelled his Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola as the best coach in the world. Zidane and Guardiola will meet in the Champions League last 16 after Real Madrid were drawn against Manchester City. "It will be special to go up against him. I played against him lots of times," Zidane told the press, regarding Guardiola. "I respect him as a player … Continue reading Zidane: Guardiola is the world’s best coach

Zidane: There’s a good reason for choosing Casemiro over Kroos and Ramos

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane spoke to the press ahead of his side's Champions League group stage match against Club Brugge. Real Madrid have already qualified for the last 16 of the competition in second place but with no chance of catching table-toppers PSG. Here's a Tuesday interview with Madrid head coach: Message for Real … Continue reading Zidane: There’s a good reason for choosing Casemiro over Kroos and Ramos

Benzema’s resurgence since Zidane’s return to Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane returned to the Real Madrid hot seat in March with a 2-0 win over Celta Vigo, thanks to goals from Isco and Gareth Bale. That was one of the only games since Zidane's reappointment where Karim Benzema didn't score. In the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo, Zidane hasn't found anyone other than Benzema to … Continue reading Benzema’s resurgence since Zidane’s return to Real Madrid

Real Madrid have no need for Gareth Bale – Zidane

Gareth Bale was nowhere to be seen in Real Madrid's first pre-season match, and coach Zinedine Zidane admitted afterwards that it would be better if the Welshman left the club. Los Blancos succumbed to a 3-1 defeat against Bayern Munich in Houston with Bale not getting any minutes at all, as the club look to offload the player this summer and Zidane made … Continue reading Real Madrid have no need for Gareth Bale – Zidane

Zidane mourns late brother Farid

Real Madrid were forced to adapt their pre-season plans in Montreal in Zinedine Zidane's absence, and the French coach has said an emotional goodbye to his brother, Farid, declaring that he had always shown him the way. Zidane uploaded a picture of himself and his late brother on social networking websites on Sunday afternoon, with Farid's illness finally claiming … Continue reading Zidane mourns late brother Farid

Real Madrid players will stand together for greatness

None of Real Madrid players will leave the Santiago Bernabeu this summer. Despite Madrid's disappointing campaign in La Liga Santander, all players--including Raphael Varane--have sworn to support Zinedine Zidane's leadership and developmental plans ahead of the 2019/20 season. Recent media reports have linked Zidane to equally big clubs like Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). … Continue reading Real Madrid players will stand together for greatness

I don’t care if Real Madrid signs a new striker – Karim Benzema

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has been exceptional in recent weeks, scoring 30 goals for Los Blancos although the club has nothing to fight for as the 2018/19 La Liga season comes to an end. The French striker scored a hat-trick against Athletic Bilbao to distinguish himself as one of the best performers during Madrid … Continue reading I don’t care if Real Madrid signs a new striker – Karim Benzema

Zidane to consider offers from PSG, Juventus and England

    Zinedine Zidane is expecting a coaching job in England and an opportunity from Paris Saint-German will “most likely” be available next summer, but the former Real Madrid coach says he’s focused on personal development at the moment. Image: Zinedine Zidane Regarded as one of the world's best coaches for his exploits with Madrid, … Continue reading Zidane to consider offers from PSG, Juventus and England

Ceballos: Neglect from Zidane was a blessing in disguise

  Real Madrid showed great confidence and determination in their first match of the La Liga Santander season, winning with a brace in the game which featured Daniel Ceballos, a 22-year-old Spanish footballer who had less time during Zinedine Zidane’s reign as coach. Image: Daniel Ceballos Ceballos said he was excited for the opportunity to … Continue reading Ceballos: Neglect from Zidane was a blessing in disguise

Zinedine Zidane resigns as Real Madrid Coach

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has quit as manager of the Spanish football team after an unprecedented Champions League victory against Liverpool, a record which marked the club's third consecutive CL trophy under his leadership and their fourth in five years. Zidane is currently holding a press conference alongside club president Florentino Perez. Speaking at … Continue reading Zinedine Zidane resigns as Real Madrid Coach

Reactions from Real Madrid’s third Champions League victory

After winning 3-1 against Liverpool FC in the 2018 Champions League finals, Real Madrid have taken their overall tally to 13 triumphs in Europe's top club competition. In his statement after becoming the first player to captain a team to three consecutive UEFA Champions League titles, history maker Sergio Ramos said "the achievement seemed unreachable." Madrid … Continue reading Reactions from Real Madrid’s third Champions League victory

James Rodriguez: I’m not on a revenge mission against Real Madrid

Real Madrid loaned James Rodriguez to Bayern Munich in July 2017 and the midfielder proved himself an indispensable part in the German team's Bundesliga 2017/18 success story, one they hope to repeat on Tuesday night against Los Blancos at the Santiago Bernabeu. However, the Columbia international footballer says he is not interested in revenge. James … Continue reading James Rodriguez: I’m not on a revenge mission against Real Madrid