Zinadine Zidane quits as Real Madrid head coach for the second time after narrowly missing the Laliga title to Atletico Madrid.
The Frenchman resigns after leading the team to two league titles and three Champions League victories since 2015.
Zinadine Zidane quits after telling club directors and the first-team squad of his resolution on Wednesday and finalised his exit at Real’s Valdebebas training complex a day later.
Zinadine Zidane quits after ending the season second in the La Liga table, two points behind Atletico.
Real Madrid was knocked out of the Champions League at the semi-final stage and the Copa del Rey in the round of 32 to end the season without a trophy for the first time in 11 years.
However, Real was one of the key players behind the failed Super League breakaway.
The club president, Florentino Perez, continued defending the plan and engaging in a war of words with UEFA management that shows no sign of slowing down.
Zinadine Zidane quits statement
“It is now time to respect his decision and show him our appreciation for his professionalism, dedication and passion in all these years, and for what his figure represents for Real Madrid,” a club statement read.
“Zidane is one of the great myths of Real Madrid and his legend goes beyond what he has been as a coach and player of our club. He knows that he is at the heart of Real Madrid, ” the club added.