ZINEDINE Zidane has relinquished his position as Real Madrid coach, seven days, after guiding them to a third Champions League title in a row.
The now former Real Madrid head coach became the first manager in history to win the competition three times in a row when they beat Liverpool 3-1 in Saturday’s final.
The World Cup-winning footballer told a news conference he felt it was the right time to leave the club, having never been knocked out of Europe’s top competition during three years in charge.
“I think it’s the moment, both for me, the team and the club (to step down). It’s a strange moment to do so, I know, but an important one too. I had to do this for everyone,” he said.
The former Algerian-born French international said it was time for the club to appoint a new coach.
“This side should carry on winning and needs a change for this. After three years it needs another voice, another method of work,” he said.
|September 28, 2020|
|Liverpool||3 - 1||Arsenal|
|Fulham||0 - 3||Aston Villa|
|September 27, 2020|
|West Ham United||4 - 0||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|Manchester City||2 - 5||Leicester City|
|Tottenham Hotspur||1 - 1||Newcastle United|
|Sheffield United||0 - 1||Leeds United|
|September 26, 2020|
|Burnley||0 - 1||Southampton|
|West Bromwich Albion||3 - 3||Chelsea|
|Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Everton|
|Brighton & Hov…||2 - 3||Manchester United|
|September 21, 2020|
|Wolverhampton Wanderers||1 - 3||Manchester City|
|Aston Villa||1 - 0||Sheffield United|
|September 20, 2020|
|Leicester City||4 - 2||Burnley|
|Chelsea||0 - 2||Liverpool|
|Newcastle United||0 - 3||Brighton & Hov…|
|Southampton||2 - 5||Tottenham Hotspur|
|September 19, 2020|
|Arsenal||2 - 1||West Ham United|
|Manchester United||1 - 3||Crystal Palace|
|Leeds United||4 - 3||Fulham|
|Everton||5 - 2||West Bromwich Albion|
|September 12, 2020|
|Manchester City||00:00||Aston Villa|
|October 3, 2020|
|Everton||14:00||Brighton & Hov…|
|Leeds United||16:30||Manchester City|
|October 4, 2020|
|Leicester City||11:00||West Ham United|
|Southampton||11:00||West Bromwich Albion|
|Manchester United||15:30||Tottenham Hotspur|