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Bayern great Hitzfeld: Zidane’s appointment at Real Madrid ‘is madness’

Real Madrid’s decision to appoint Zinedine Zidane as their new coach is described as “madness” by former Bayern Munich boss Ottmar Hitzfeld in an interview with Swiss daily Blick. “For him (Zidane) it is like winning the lottery jackpot. It is madness,” said the 66-year-old Hitzfeld, who ended a stellar […]

Neither Benitez nor Zidane can help Real Madrid while Perez is in charge

Last June was a busy month for Florentino Perez. In addition to appointing Rafa Benitez as manager to replace the sacked Carlo Ancelotti, the Real Madrid manager was also overhauling Real Madrid’s youth system. Through a process some called streamlining and others called cost-cutting, Perez disbanded Real Madrid C — […]

The Spanish media were not impressed by Real Madrid appointing Zinedine Zidane

Spanish media expressed skepticism Tuesday about the prospects for Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid coach after his sensational appointment. All said that Real president Florentino Perez was taking a risk naming the French World Cup “legend” who has no experience running a team of superstars. Perez announced Monday that the […]

It’s done: Real Madrid has fired Rafa Benitez and replaced him with Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid sacked coach Rafael Benitez after just seven months in charge on Monday with club legend Zinedine Zidane replacing the Spaniard. “We have taken the difficult decision to rescind the contract of Rafael Benitez as coach,” said Madrid president Florentino Perez. “The Real Madrid board has decided to name […]

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