Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has confirmed that he does not intend to leave his post after his team’s defeat by Manchester City in the Champions League final and bid farewell to the competition.
“I am now the Real Madrid coach, unless something extraordinary happens,” Zidane said in a press conference that followed the match that Real Madrid lost to Manchester City 1-2 in the second leg of the final.
“You don’t need to ask more questions about my future,” he told reporters.
Zidane, who returned to coach Real Madrid for a second term in March 2019, added: “We will all rest, and we will return next season.”
Real Madrid deposited the Champions League competition for this season, after losing 4-2 to Manchester City, in the aggregate of the two home and away matches, and this is the first time that the royal team has left the elimination rounds of the continental competition under Zidane’s leadership, knowing that the French coach had led The team is in its first term, to be crowned with three consecutive titles in the “Champions League”, in 2016, 2017 and 2018.