Zinedine Zidane returns to Real Madrid
Zinedine Zidane has made a sensational return as coach of Real Madrid after Santiago Solari's sacking was finally confirmed on Monday. Zidane has been given a contract until June 2022, just nine months after he resigned at the end of last season, having led Madrid to an historic third consecutive Champions League triumph. Solari's dismissal…
Five things we learned in European football this weekend
Santiago Solari is holding on to his job as Real Madrid coach after the deposed European champions got back to winning ways on what was another good weekend for two prolific Poles.
I will not give up, says defiant Solari
Santiago Solari vowed to fight on but the reign of Real Madrid in Europe is over and their season effectively is too after they were stunned by a 4-1 defeat at home to Ajax on Tuesday.
Ask Julia Roberts who should coach Real, says Solari
Real Madrid "has always been more courted than Julia Roberts", said coach Santiago Solari on Monday about rumours of a possible return of Jose Mourinho.
Solari tight-lipped as scrutiny stays on Bale ahead of Copa Clasico
Santiago Solari dodged seven questions about Gareth Bale on Tuesday as the Welshman's celebration snub continues to dominate the build-up to Real Madrid's Copa del Rey Clasico against Barcelona.
We’ll keep fighting for title till end of league, Solari insists
Santiago Solari insists Real Madrid will keep fighting for the LaLiga title despite their five-game winning run ending with a stunning home loss to Girona.Casemiro’s first-half header had Madrid 1-0 up and in total control against Eusebio Sacristan’s LaLiga strugglers at the Santiago Bernabeu yesterday.
Madrid can win fourth straight Champions League, says Courtois
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said on Tuesday that he believes Real Madrid can win a fourth consecutive Champions League title this season. Madrid play Ajax on Wednesday in the first leg of the last 16, hoping to take one step closer to their fifth European triumph in six years. Bayern Munich and Ajax have both won…
Solari's fledglings breathe life into Real Madrid as Ajax lie in wait
Real Madrid against Ajax would typically be a clash of stars against prodigies but when they face each other in the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday, the difference will be harder to distinguish.
I want Bale to perform how he knows he can - Solari
Santiago Solari has challenged Gareth Bale to hit top form ahead of what could prove a defining period in Real Madrid's season.