Zinedine Zidane Returns as Real Madrid's Head Coach, Replaces Santi Solari

Updated On 12 Mar, 2019 Published On

Zinedine Zidane, French pro football coach and former international player, has reappointment to Real Madrid as its manager and head coach, replacing Santi Solari, the Spanish football club has confirmed.

The club said in a statement,

The Board of Directors has named Zinedine Zidane as the new trainer of Real Madrid effective immediately for the rest of the season and until June 30th 2022.

The sportsperson has been taken over again; he signed a new contract until June 2022. His return comes days after which Real Madrid was defeated three times in a row in the city.

Zidane has replaced Solari with immediate effect. He will be in charge for the remaining 11 games in the season.

Despite Solari stepping aside, he will retain a role at the club.

Zidane had won his last three Champions Leagues consecutively with Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabéu.

As we previously reported, just nine months ago in May 2018, Zidane left the Madrid team claiming that the club needed a "different voice".

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