Zinedine Zidane has made a sensational return as coach of Real Madrid after confirmation of Santiago Solari’s sack.
Zidane has been given a contract until 2022, nine months after his resignation. Having led Madrid to an historic third conservative championship league triumph.
Solaris dismissal was expected after three consecutive home defeats-to Barcelona, twice, and Ajax-deemed Madrids season all but over before the middle of march.
But Zidane coming back, with only 11, games left in Laliga and almost nothing to play for, is a surprise, particularly after he left on the incredible high of yet any other European Triumph.