Florentino Perez, the President of Real Madrid has confirmed that the club decided to terminate Rafael Benites’ contract and bring in Zinedine Zidane as the new manager.
The Spanish expert was fired after just seven months on the bench of the ‘Royal Club’. Zinedine Zidane was the manager of Real Madrid B, and Santiago Sori will be his assistant.
Real Madrid was in poor form in recent weeks. On Sunday, Real played 2:2 at Mestalla against Valencia, dropping 2:1 lead in the last 20 minutes.
The legendary French footballer was playing for Real Madrid from 2001 to 2006. He previously played for Cannes, Bordeaux and Juventus.
Beckham: Zidane as Real Madrid manager? That is an ideal choice!
David Beckham believes that Zinedine Zidane is a perfect candidate to manage Real Madrid.
“Does it get any better than this? A man that has been the best at a game we all love, taking over of a club that myself and many more people love. “Beckham wrote on Instagram.
Beckham and Zidane were teammates in Real Madrid for three years.
“He has the energy, passion and does not accept failure at any level. Zidane is the best person for the job,” added Beckham.
Roberto Carlos: Zidane will help Real Madrid improve their game
The legendary Brazilian left back Roberto Carlos believes that Real Madrid will play better football under the leadership of Zinedine Zidane.
“I believe he has what it takes. He was very successful at Real Madrid as a player even during the crisis. He knows everything about the club and has the respect of players and fans, “said Roberto Carlos and added that it will be hard for Real Madrid to win the title this year.
“It’s hard to say, but I am sure that Real Madrid will improve their game and have a very good season.”