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Jose Mourinho was Florentino Perez's first choice as Real Madrid head coach, and not Zinedine Zidane, according to former club president Roman Calderon.
Having coached the Spanish giants between 2010 and 2013, Mourinho had been linked with a return to the Santiago Bernabeu to replace Santiago Solari, who was sacked following Madrid's Champions League exit at the hands of Ajax.
Real Madrid's turbulent season took another twist on Monday as Santiago Solari was given the boot, paving the way for Zinedine Zidane to return as head coach.
Zinedine Zidane stood for 29 minutes fielding questions but all of them really came down to two: Why now? And, what next?
Sitting alongside a shell-shocked Florentino Perez in May last year, Zidane said Madrid would have problems if he stayed. However, they’ve had problems without him too and now he has returned to fix them.
Santiago Solari has refused to offer any updates on his future at Real Madrid and insists he will give his all to turn their fortunes around, amid talk that he will be sacked this weekend.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos and club president Florentino Perez have reportedly held clear-the-air talks following their bust-up in the aftermath of Tuesday’s 4-1 defeat to Ajax in the Champions League.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos had a fierce argument with club President Florentino Perez in the team’s dressing room after Tuesday’s 4-1 home defeat by Ajax Amsterdam.
Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has warned the club against rehiring Jose Mourinho as speculation grows over Santiago Solari’s future following Tuesday’s stunning Champions League exit at the hands of Ajax.
Zinedine Zidane has rejected the chance to return as manager of Real Madrid, according to former club president Ramon Calderon.
Santiago Solari said he would not give up as coach of Real Madrid but the decision will probably not be his to make.
Revolution is in the air at Real Madrid after their Champions League empire was razed to the ground with an astounding 4-1 loss at home to Ajax Amsterdam on Tuesday.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says that the club do not need to sign a new first-choice striker as they already have the best number nine in the world in the shape of Karim Benzema.
When Cristiano Ronaldo left last summer, 45 days after Bale’s brilliant double in the Champions League final, the belief was they had their ready-made successor. The club’s president Florentino Perez was convinced.
River Plate battle back to beat arch Argentine rivals Boca Juniors 3-1 in extra-time in an unforgettable and unique Copa Libertadores final match second leg played in Madrid
Argentina’s River Plate have joined rivals Boca Juniors to rejact CONMOBEL’s directive to play the Copa Libertadores final second legal in Madrid.
South American football’s governing body CONMEBOL on Thursday confirmed that the twice-postponed Copa Libertadores final second leg between Argentine rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors will be played on December 9 at Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium.
The Lagos State University (LASU) on Monday said there was no iota of truth in the rumour being circulated that it planned to increase its tuition soon.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has asked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to forget the dream of taking over the governorship seat of Bauchi state, saying the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has question to answer.
Barely 24 hours to the resumption of collation of gubernatorial election results from Tafawa-Balewa LGA earlier declared inconclusive, a group, Concern Citizens of Tafawa-Balewa, has opposed INEC’s plan to announce the election results from the area.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday, affirmed the dismissal of three policemen, who were sacked for receiving 5,000 dollars as bribe.
The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, will on April 1 in Lagos unveils the mascot for the 26th Nigeria University Games (NUGA) to be hosted by the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo said on Sunday that compliance with a supply cut agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC members was improving, and that this would help the oil market to weather through the build up of oil inventories.
Oluwaforijimi Adewale, Nigerian disk jockey better known as Jimmy Jatt, says his drive to help artistes be themselves is the secret behind his success.
Little more than three months before it hosts the Africa Cup of Nations, Egyptian football has been plunged into its latest crisis with major clubs squabbling, games regularly called off and security services intervening amid ongoing safety concerns.
Osun State governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, has ordered that integrity test be carried out on old and weak houses across the state.
No fewer than 790 scholarships are awarded to brilliant needy boys and girls by the 15 ECOWAS countries in the last one year, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has said.