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ZINEDINE ZIDANE RUMORS

Real Madrid’s Zidane Wants to sign 21-year old international star

According to Defensa Central, Zinedine Zidane has asked Real Madrid to sign Aymeric Laporte this summer. The defender has been linked to the club in the past, and now with a fellow Frenchman in charge, the interest in him could increase. ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Luka Modric saved Real Madrid blushes, says Zidane

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane encouraged Croatian playmaker Luka Modric to shoot more often as his first league goal of the season salvaged a 2-1 win at Granada on Sunday. Youssef El Arabi had deservedly cancelled out Karim Benzema’s first-half opener for Real before Modric’s fantastic strike into the top corner five minutes from time kept Real just four points behind La Liga...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Plenty left in 31-year-old ‘beast’ Cristiano Ronaldo, says Zidane

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has insisted three-time World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo still has plenty more years at the top of the game thanks to his superb physical condition. Ronaldo turned 31 on Friday and has been questioned for his failure to deliver his best performances in the big games this season despite scoring a remarkable 30 goals in 28 games. Zidane retired...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Zidane blasts 'absurd' transfer ban on Real Madrid

MADRID (AP) Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says the transfer ban imposed on his club by FIFA for violating rules on youth players is ''absurd.'' FIFA banned Real Madrid and crosstown rival Atletico Madrid on Thursday from registering new players for two transfer windows starting in summer. Former France great Zidane, who has four sons on Real Madrid's youth teams, says ''it...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Zidane In Uncharted Territory At Real Madrid

It was just about as good a start as Zinedine Zidane could ask for. Five unanswered goals and a hat trick for Gareth Bale, one of the few players on this Real Madrid squad who had reason to be disappointed with Rafa Benitez’s departure.  Still, we must not read too much into a single result, especially one against such relatively minor opposition. Real haven’t lost to Deportivo...
Via The Sports Quotient
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Legend Zinedine Zidane takes over at Real Madrid

Yet another manager is on the outs at Real Madrid, but the one coming in is the stuff of legend… Literally. Rafa Benitez lasted only seven months at the helm, and although Madrid are the scoring leaders in the Spanish league, won their Champions League group and sit only four points out of first, he failed to deliver. Fans didn’t want him from the start, and his seat really started...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Zinedine Zidane the solution to Real Madrid’s title woes?

There’s no mistaking what the goal is at Real Madrid each and every year — beat arch-rival Barcelona and win the La Liga title. While there have been wins over Barca, Los Blancos have not won a La Liga crown since the 2011-12 season. Real Madrid have also failed to rack up the Copa Del Ray titles, winning it last in the 2013-14 season and just twice since the 1992-93 season....
Via 32 Flags
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Zinedine Zidane ‘More Excited’ As Real Madrid Coach Than Day He Signed As Player

Zinedine Zidane has started his tenure as Real Madrid’s head coach amid a bit of awe. Real Madrid appointed Zidane as its new coach on Monday — hours after firing Rafa Benitez. Club president Florentino Perez promoted Zidane from his role as reserve-team manager to the dugout at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. “He is one of the greatest players of all time,” Perez said at...
Via NESN.com
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Rafa Benitez sacked at Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane to take over

After what seemed like an eternity to most fans, Real Madrid has sacked Rafa Benitez after just seven months in charge. Benitez will likely be replaced by French soccer legend and current Real Madrid Castilla manager Zinedine Zidane. BREAKING: Real Madrid fires head coach Rafa Benitez after holding a meeting over his future. (via multiple reports) pic.twitter.com/W64z4uZyES —...
Via The Comeback
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rafa Benitez Fired By Real Madrid; Zinedine Zidane Appointed Coach

Rafa Benitez’s return to Real Madrid has ended in hasty failure. Real Madrid fired Benitez as head coach Monday, Spanish newspaper AS reported Monday, citing radio station La Cope. Real Madrid is expected to announce the appointment of Zinedine Zidane as Benitez’s successor at a press conference later Monday. Benitez’s departure comes just seventh months after Real Madrid...
Via NESN.com
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss
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