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03:40  13 march  2019
03:40  13 march  2019 Source:   football365.com

Chelsea-linked Zidane set for Real Madrid return

Chelsea-linked Zidane set for Real Madrid return Real Madrid are set to re-appoint Zinedine Zidane as their new manager this week. According to Marca, via The Mirror, Real Madrid are on the verge of sacking manager Santiago Solari and replacing him with Zidane. The French boss, Zidane, left Real at the end of last season and has been out of a job ever since. He has been heavily linked with the Chelsea job in recent months, due to the pressure on current manager Maurizio Sarri. However, any Chelsea plans to sack Sarri and replace him with Zidane appear to have been thrown out of the window with the news that he is set to return to the La Liga side.

Zinedine Zidane has surprisingly refused to rule out the idea of Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo returning to Real Madrid this summer. Zidane was confirmed as Madrid ’s Coach for the second time on Monday, despite speculation that he could be Juve-bound, and the Frenchman was asked about

Zinedine Zidane refused to rule out a stunning move to bring Neymar to Real Madrid as he spoke However, reports have linked the 25-year-old with a return to Spain, at the Santiago Bernabeu, and It was put to the Frenchman that Madrid legend Cristiano Ronaldo may have an issue with having to

Zidane refuses to rule out Ronaldo return to Real Madrid © Getty Images KIEV, UKRAINE - MAY 26: Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane embraces Cristiano Ronaldo following the UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the NSC Olimpiyskiy on May 26, 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo by Chris Brunskill Ltd/Getty Images)

Zinedine Zidane has refused to completely rule out a return to Real Madrid for Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Spanish giants reappointed Zidane as head coach on Monday until June 2022 after bringing Santiago Solari’s time at the helm to an end.

Frenchman Zidane stepped down at the end of last season after guiding Real to three consecutive Champions League titles and was replaced by Julen Lopetegui.

Courtois facing uncertain Real future after Zidane return

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Zinedine Zidane refused to rule out a stunning move to bring Neymar to Real Madrid as he spoke However, reports have linked the 25-year-old with a return to Spain, at the Santiago Bernabeu, and It was put to the Frenchman that Madrid legend Cristiano Ronaldo may have an issue with having to

Zidane refuses to rule out Ronaldo return to Real Madrid © Getty Images Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus

Along with Zidane's departure, the sale of former Manchester United forward Ronaldo to Juventus for £88million was seen to be a key reason for Real's disappointing campaign.

Reports suggest president Florentino Perez will provide Zidane full control over transfers this summer with the new boss cheekily asked whether he might consider bringing Ronaldo back to the Bernabeu.

"That is not today's issue," Zidane said. "We have 11 games to play, then we will see for next year.

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“We all know Cristiano, one of the best players in this club's history.

“But today is not for talking about these things. I am not thinking yet about that.

Sarri hasn't spoken with Hazard about Zidane appointment

Sarri hasn't spoken with Hazard about Zidane appointment Maurizio Sarri has admitted he is unsure over Eden Hazard’s future at Chelsea and hasn’t spoken with the forward about Zinedine Zidane’s return to Real Madrid. Zidane was named as Real’s new manager just 10 months after departing with three Champions Leagues and a La Liga under his belt on Monday. Hazard has suggested in the past that it’s his dream to move to the Bernabeu and now his idol has returned, Chelsea fans are worrying about how long he’ll remain at Stamford Bridge. Sarri insists he’s not losing sleep over the situation though, despite the fact the 29-year-old Belgian has just over a year left on his current deal. “I don’t know [what will happen].

Zinedine Zidane refused to rule out a stunning move to bring Neymar to Real Madrid as he spoke However, reports have linked the 25-year-old with a return to Spain, at the Santiago Bernabeu, and It was put to the Frenchman that Madrid legend Cristiano Ronaldo may have an issue with having to

Zinedine Zidane refused to rule out a stunning move to bring Neymar to Real Madrid as he spoke However, reports have linked the 25-year-old with a return to Spain, at the Santiago Bernabeu, and It was put to the Frenchman that Madrid legend Cristiano Ronaldo may have an issue with having to

“The most important thing is to be back at the club, and I am just thinking now about these [last] 11 games [of the season].

Zidane refuses to rule out Ronaldo return to Real Madrid © Getty Images Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus FC) before the Serie A football match between Juventus FC and Udinese Calcio at Allianz Stadium on March 08, 2019 in Turin, Italy. Juventus won 4-1 over Udinese. (Photo by Massimiliano Ferraro/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

“We will have time to look at the rest, with the appropriate people, then we will plan for next season."

Ronaldo, though, has said he is happy in Turin. He told Juventus TV: "I have no secrets, just my dedication and my passion for this sport, I love to play football more than anything else.

"I've enjoyed myself in Portugal, England and Spain and I am now doing so in Italy.

“For me, it's a pleasure to score goals and to help my team win. I'm happy."

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