Rather, he had prepared the ground. In recent weeks, the French coach had on several occasions made comments interpreted as farewell messages. ” Everything can happen. It’s Real Madrid. I don’t see myself beyond day to day. They think I am leaving because I take my responsibilities because things are getting complicated. It’s not like that. What I do, I do as much as I can. There is a time when you have to change because it’s good for everyone. There are times when you have to be there and times when you have to leave for the good of all ”, he had launched at a press conference no later than Saturday afternoon.
Yesterday, Onda Cero confirmed his departure at the end of the season, and this Sunday is Marca who goes there for his information. The French made it clear to his men that he would finish the season and then leave, during a meeting last Saturday, before the duel against Sevilla. The Marseillais therefore has only two games to lead as a Merengue coach. The newspaper specifies that it is a carefully considered decision and that it will not go back on it.
What future for Zizou?
Zizou feels that his cycle is over, and that it’s time to step aside. He would also feel worn out by the entire Madrid media environment. A decision that does not surprise many people in Spain, where the declarations of the Frenchman had already announced the color, as the sawtooth performances of the team – still in the race for the La Liga title that said – have also pushed many observers evoke a general end of cycle in Madrid.
It remains to be seen where the rest of the career of the former number 5 of Casa Blanca will be written. Sabbatical year ? Adventure at Juventus? The French team surprise? Either way, there should be no shortage of suitors. For his part, Florentino Pérez will have to activate to find a replacement, with Raul Gonzalez as the number one candidate. This decision may also have consequences for the Mbappé case …