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The Real Reason For Zidane's Departure Revealed?

The Real Reason For Zinedine Zidane's Departure From Real Madrid Revealed?

By Keegan Kruger - Jun 01, 2018 06:30 PM @KeeganKruger

Zinedine Zidane shocked the football fraternity on Thursday, when he announced he would be stepping down as Real Madrid manager, and LaLiga expert Guillem Balague thinks he knows why the tactician resigned.

Zidane: Why I Decided To Quit Real

The Frenchman made his decision just days after he guided Los Blancos to a third successive UEFA Champions League crown, becoming the first manager in history to do so.

After the final in Kyiv, two of the Spanish side's biggest stars, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, cast doubt on their futures, and according to Balague, these actions had a lot to do with Zidane's exit.

"Cristiano Ronaldo, instead of celebrating with his teammates, decided to talk about his future, and there were doubts about the future of Gareth Bale," Balague said, as quoted by the Daily Star.

"This will have a big influence on Bale, the disappearance of Zidane.

"All in all, he felt that the distance between players and manager, the authority of the manager, had been hurt. That is why he had to leave. He senses that the players need something new, they need a new voice.

"To actually manage the situations that are coming up now, cases like Ronaldo and Bale, these players have been complaining.

"Zidane probably feels that 'if the players do not want to talk to me, they are not listening to me, I am not the one to take all that on board and change the dynamics'.

"He feels it is up to someone else to come in and deal with it."

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It is not clear what is next for Zidane, but he has already been linked with a possible move to the Premier League, as well as the French national team.

Where do you think Zidane will end up next? Have your say in the comments section below.  


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Keep it up well done Z Zidane
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SorayaAlexander Jun 02, 2018 07:28 AM
You can't please everyone so please yourself real Madrid is a good team it's a pity many of the good guys has left that needed a chance to proof them self guys like James pepe and many others that left if they had to still be in the team real would have won every game so in every game there is always differences but there is always away to do things you don't just quit there is a way of doing things expecially when you call yourself a leader don't run from one team to the other make your success and built your dream.
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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani Jun 02, 2018 12:13 AM
He persist to show us that he never stop to be a genius guy.
soccer Yemi Joined: 08 Oct 2017
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soccer Yemi Jun 01, 2018 09:23 PM
U did the best thing Zidane. Others coach will never leave even when the team is losing at every game
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richard wa lekhosi Jun 01, 2018 06:55 PM
Winners know whn to quit...job well done mfanaka
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Mandie07 Jun 01, 2018 06:52 PM
Got better offer somwhere else.

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