April 14, 2024

Zidane, a big thunderclap in the offing?

Zinedine Zidane makes no secret of the fact: he can’t wait to get back on the bench. Two and a half years after his departure from Real Madrid, the former world champion is beginning to feel the clock is ticking. After having hoped to succeed Didier Deschamps on the France bench, the Marseille native has had to come to terms with the fact that he is not yet a member of the French…

Zinedine Zidane makes no secret of the fact: he can’t wait to get back on the bench. Two and a half years after his departure from Real Madrid, the former world champion is beginning to feel the clock is ticking. After having hoped to succeed Didier Deschamps on the France bench, the Marseille native has had to come to terms with the fact that he is not yet a member of the French national team.The Portuguese coach’s poor relationship with Karim Benzema was also a factor in his decision to sack Benzema. The Jeddah-based club’s directors are said to be on the lookout for a French coach, and are dreaming of attracting Zinedine Zidane. Contacts have already been made with Zidane’s entourage, and the latter has reportedly not closed the door.