Real Madrid CF V Deportivo La Coruña Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid 9th January 2016, 1930 GMT ***** A new era is set to dawn at Real Madrid with the appointment of Zinedine Zidane as the manager to replace Rafael Benitez — a move that Florentino Perez will be hoping pays off as much as FC Barcelona’s decision to appoint Pep Guardiola did. There has been much fanfare around the decision to sack Rafa Benitez, and a lot of the speculation has said that Zidane’s appointment is nothing but a publicity stunt, seeing that the former World Cup winner is a fan favourite at the Santiago Bernabeu. Either way, it would be interesting to see an absolute legend of the game taking charge of one of the biggest teams in world football. Team News & Tactical Brief Real Madrid CF It is quite unlikely that Zidane will make any wholesale changes to the starting XI, considering the fact that we are in the middle […]
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