Zinedine Zidane

Zidane at war with Bale: Real Madrid respect row rumbles on
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane and forward Gareth Bale
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Zidane at war with Bale: Real Madrid respect row rumbles on

Bernabeu boss says the Welsh forward refused to play in pre-season match
23 Jul 2019
Real Madrid plan €500m spree on Mbappe, Pogba and Hazard
Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba starred as France won the 2018 Fifa World Cup
In Brief

Real Madrid plan €500m spree on Mbappe, Pogba and Hazard

Spaniards set for a busy summer as they overhaul their squad
28 Mar 2019
Real Madrid transfer news: Eden Hazard, Neymar, Gareth Bale
Gareth Bale (left) in action for Wales against Belgium’s Eden Hazard at Euro 2016
In Brief

Real Madrid transfer news: Eden Hazard, Neymar, Gareth Bale

Zinedine Zidane eyes world-leading players for his Bernabeu rebuild project
19 Mar 2019
Real Madrid: Hazard, Mbappe and Eriksen on Zidane’s wishlist
Zinedine Zidane won three successive Champions League titles in his first spell as Real Madrid coach
In Depth

Real Madrid: Hazard, Mbappe and Eriksen on Zidane’s wishlist

Zidane prepares to spend big this summer to overhaul Bernabeu squad
13 Mar 2019
Zinedine Zidane returns to rescue Real Madrid
Zinedine Zidane
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Zinedine Zidane returns to rescue Real Madrid

Ten months after quitting the Bernabeu, and with the club in crisis, the French legend returns
12 Mar 2019
Van Dijk backed to win award and Chelsea face Zidane battle
Liverpool’s Andy Robertson and Virgil van Dijk celebrate a goal in the 5-0 win against Watford on 27 February
In Brief

Van Dijk backed to win award and Chelsea face Zidane battle

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the ‘only serious candidate’ for Man Utd job
1 Mar 2019
Chelsea: Zidane and Lampard considered to replace Sarri
Chelsea appointed Maurizio Sarri as their manager on 14 July 2018
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Chelsea: Zidane and Lampard considered to replace Sarri

Italian coach Sarri is on the verge of the sack at Stamford Bridge
20 Feb 2019

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Chelsea transfer news: Hazard, Zidane, Kante
Chelsea and Belgium star Eden Hazard looks set to become a Real Madrid player
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Chelsea transfer news: Hazard, Zidane, Kante

Could PSG star Neymar ruin Hazard’s dream move to Real Madrid?
18 Feb 2019
Chelsea transfer news: Zidane, Icardi, Kamara, Barella
Zinedine Zidane
In Brief

Chelsea transfer news: Zidane, Icardi, Kamara, Barella

Will Sarri get the board’s backing or are Chelsea eyeing a swoop for Zidane?
13 Feb 2019
Man Utd prepared to pay £42m for Spurs manager Pochettino
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino took over at White Hart Lane in 2014
In Depth

Man Utd prepared to pay £42m for Spurs manager Pochettino

Zidane contemplates offer from Old Trafford and caretaker boss Solskjaer holds first training session
20 Dec 2018
Mourinho latest: Zidane on standby, Man Utd manager odds
Jose Mourinho Manchester United future
In Brief

Mourinho latest: Zidane on standby, Man Utd manager odds

United board weigh up Mourinho’s future at Old Trafford
8 Oct 2018
Beckham holds talks with Zidane over Inter Miami role
Zinedine Zidane won three successive Champions League titles in his first spell as Real Madrid coach
In Brief

Beckham holds talks with Zidane over Inter Miami role

Former England captain’s MLS side has also been linked with a move for Barcelona forward Lionel Messi
24 Sep 2018
Man Utd: Zinedine Zidane draws up transfer target list
Zinedine Zidane won three successive Champions League titles in his first spell as Real Madrid coach
In Brief

Man Utd: Zinedine Zidane draws up transfer target list

Eric Cantona says Pep Guardiola should be United manager - not Jose Mourinho
10 Sep 2018
Man Utd transfer news: Zidane expects to replace Mourinho
Jose Mourinho
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Man Utd transfer news: Zidane expects to replace Mourinho

French legend is monitoring Old Trafford crisis and could be the man to soothe Pogba
24 Aug 2018
Premier League: Zidane ‘wants to be Man Utd manager’
Zinedine Zidane won three successive Champions League titles in his first spell as Real Madrid coach
In Brief

Premier League: Zidane ‘wants to be Man Utd manager’

Former Real Madrid boss eyes up top job at Old Trafford
15 Aug 2018
Man Utd: Zinedine Zidane tipped to replace Jose Mourinho
Zinedine Zidane won three successive Champions League titles in his first spell as Real Madrid coach
In Brief

Man Utd: Zinedine Zidane tipped to replace Jose Mourinho

Old Trafford chiefs draw up contingency plans after manager Mourinho’s pre-season meltdown
1 Aug 2018
Real Madrid next manager: Spurs’ Pochettino will cost £42.5m
Mauricio Pochettino Real Madrid next manager
In Brief

Real Madrid next manager: Spurs’ Pochettino will cost £42.5m

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino joins Arsene Wenger as a top contender to replace Zinedine Zidane
1 Jun 2018
Zinedine Zidane quits Real Madrid: will Wenger take over?
Zinedine Zidane won three successive Champions League titles in his first spell as Real Madrid coach
In Brief

Zinedine Zidane quits Real Madrid: will Wenger take over?

Ex-Arsenal boss Wenger is early favourite to become Real Madrid’s next manager
31 May 2018
Real Madrid 3 Liverpool 1: Bale overhead kick stuns the Reds
Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale scored a stunning goal in the 2018 Champions League final victory against Liverpool
In Brief

Real Madrid 3 Liverpool 1: Bale overhead kick stuns the Reds

It’s a nightmare Champions League final for Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius after two bad mistakes
26 May 2018
Zidane’s Real future does not depend on Champions League win
Zinedine Zidane Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich Champions League
In Brief

Zidane’s Real future does not depend on Champions League win

Zidane could lead the Spanish giants to a third consecutive Champions League title
1 May 2018
Zinedine Zidane faces the sack at Real Madrid
Zinedine Zidane
In Brief

Zinedine Zidane faces the sack at Real Madrid

Los Blancos trail Barcelona by 19 points in La Liga and crash out of the Copa del Rey
25 Jan 2018
Why Alex Ferguson turned down Zinedine Zidane for Man Utd
Zinedine Zidane
In Brief

Why Alex Ferguson turned down Zinedine Zidane for Man Utd

Fergie preferred Eric Cantona says ex Old Trafford chairman
9 Oct 2017
Is Zinedine Zidane the secret to Real Madrid's success?
Zinedine Zidane Real Madrid Champions League
In Depth

Is Zinedine Zidane the secret to Real Madrid's success?

The Frenchman has been promised a job for life at the Bernabeu after winning two Champions Leagues in just 17 months
5 Jun 2017
'No-one can criticise me,' says Ronaldo after European glory
Cristiano Ronaldo wins the Champions League
In Depth

'No-one can criticise me,' says Ronaldo after European glory

Real Madrid superstar scores twice as Spanish giants beat Juventus to win the Champions League
5 Jun 2017
Real Madrid: 40 games without defeat as Benzema strikes
Karim Benzema
In Brief

Real Madrid: 40 games without defeat as Benzema strikes

Zinedine Zidane has won more trophies than he has lost matches since taking over as manager at the Bernabeu
13 Jan 2017
Real Madrid and Bayern Munich lie in wait for Arsenal
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In Brief

Real Madrid and Bayern Munich lie in wait for Arsenal

Champions League holders and German giants come second in their groups to add some jeopardy to the last 16 draw
8 Dec 2016
David Beckham lined up to join Real Madrid Galactico reunion
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In Brief

David Beckham lined up to join Real Madrid Galactico reunion

Golden Balls tasked with improving the Spanish club's image in the US, as Los Blancos recruit former superstars
26 Jul 2016
Champions League: Zidane, Simeone and a coaching revolution
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In Review

Champions League: Zidane, Simeone and a coaching revolution

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid managers epitomise a new era of super-coaches at the top of the game
27 May 2016
Zidane passes Champions League test as Ronaldo strikes
Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo celebrate with Zinedine Zidane
In Review

Zidane passes Champions League test as Ronaldo strikes

Goals from the Portuguese superstar and Jese against Roma all but guarantee progress to the quarter-finals
18 Feb 2016
How long can Zinedine Zidane survive as Real Madrid manager?
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In Depth

How long can Zinedine Zidane survive as Real Madrid manager?

The French legend takes becomes Spanish club's 14th manager this century after Rafa Benitez is sacked after just six months
5 Jan 2016
Zidane hit with three month Real Madrid coaching ban
Zinedine Zidane
In Brief

Zidane hit with three month Real Madrid coaching ban

French star had the wrong qualifications but was coaching the Real Madrid B team
28 Oct 2014
World Cup 2014: secrets of the Adidas Brazuca ball revealed
The new Brazuca ball and the FIFA World Cup Trophy
In Depth

World Cup 2014: secrets of the Adidas Brazuca ball revealed

In 2010 the awful Jabulani stole the show for all the wrong reasons. Will the Brazuca do the same?
29 May 2014
RUGBY: Why Jonny Wilkinson is the real goldenballs
Jonny Wilkinson
In Depth

RUGBY: Why Jonny Wilkinson is the real goldenballs

As Becks bows out, his illustrious rugby-playing counterpart is poised for another triumph
17 May 2013
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