On May 27, Zinedine Zidane official his decision of leaving the coaching job of Real Madrid. This came as a surprise to many, including fans and players from the Los Blancos’ squad. Zinedine Zidane leaves Real Madrid for the second tenure where he he was able to win LaLiga (2019-2020 season) and failed to do so the following in the following season.
The 2020-2021 season was probably one of Zidane’s biggest test as a manager. Injuries, the pandemic and COVID-19 cases con several wrestlers during all season saw Zidane experiment and try new tactics and help the team battle for LaLiga until the end, also , Zidane was able to take this team to the Champions League semifinals.
Could Zidane return to Real Madrid? Never say never, put third parts are not as good and maybe Real Madrid is looking for a new approach to things and a front the next season with a new energy after finishing trophy-less for the first time since the 2009-2010 season.
What’s next for Zidane? The Juventus coaching job could be an interesting choice for him, or taking a break after such difficult season makes sense. There are other interesting jobs he could take , such as the managerial position at Inter. Only time will tell about his future.
Another important question, is who will be the next Real Madrid coach. According to several reports, there are several names going around, like Pochettino (PSG), Massimiliano Allegri (Free), Antonio Conte(just left Inter), Xabi Alonso (Coach of Real Sociedad B)and Raul Gonzalez (coach of Real Madrid Castilla). Conte and Allegri seem to be the favorites to take the job. Mbappe’s possible incorporation to the team this next summer transfer window will also come into play on who the next coach for Real Madrid might be.
This upcoming summer transfer season sure will be interesting for Real Madrid what their next move will be after Zidane’s departure and new transfers will arrive to the team soon.