Zinedine Zidane’s situation at Real Madrid appears more and more complex. Adulated a few months ago, the French technician appears more and more weakened internally, the fault of some positions that spend significantly less now that the results do not follow.
In spite of all the sympathy and the attachment that he has for him, Florentino Pérez will no doubt have to resolve one day to dismiss Zinedine Zidane.
If it is not this season, imagining that the 1998 world champion with the Blues manages to reverse the current trend in Real Madrid, it will be later. The laws of football are well made, and the French technician knows them perfectly, he who has already announced that elimination in the knockout stage of the Champions League against Paris Saint-Germain will certainly seal his fate.
Meanwhile, the daily life of the Tricolore is not as rosy as in a recent past.
Socios, the specialized press and some members of the club now have ZZ in their sights. This Saturday, we learn via AS that the successor of Rafael Benitez is now accused internally of favoritism.
Its management methods are not necessarily understood, the same ones that had been rented since January 2016 for its perfect management of a well-known wardrobe that is well equipped with oversized egos.
His inexorable support for a disappointing Karim Benzema was already criticized, and now his position around the expected arrival of Kepa Arrizabalaga returns to him in full face.
Zidane would have vetoed his transfer, anxious to keep Keylor Navas in number 1, for the simple reason that the Costa Rican is supported by Sergio Ramos and Marcelo, two cheats of the group.
Worse, former White House No. 5 would also have refused the transfer of the last wall of Athletic Bilbao to avoid relegating Kiko Casilla in position of number three in the hierarchy of goalkeepers, to the detriment of … his son , Luca Zidane.
Coach Zidane is therefore more and more discussed, but seems on the contrary to benefit from a total support of his group, which remains admiring and respectful of the work done and the personality of its referent. But it will obviously not be enough if the team does not learn to win …