Press reports revealed that the Italian club Juventus is interested in obtaining the services of French coach Zinedine Zidane, Real Madrid coach, to lead the “old lady” beginning of next season.
The English newspaper “Daily Mail” reported that the Juventus administration is ready to contract with Zidane with an annual salary of 8 million euros, to take over the position of “Bianconeri” coach to succeed his current Italian coach Mauricio Sari.
Juventus believes that signing Zidane is the best solution to lead the “old lady” team to win the Champions League title, which has been absent from its treasures since 1996.
Juventus President Andrea Anelli has a good relationship with the former French player for Juventus. Meanwhile, Zidane is studying the possibility of returning to the Italian team, but he does not want Juventus to pay the penalty clause in his contract with Real Madrid.
It is noteworthy that Zidane and Real Madrid President Florentino Perez respect each other, but they may separate at the end of the season amid rumors that many prominent players resented the French coach.
Zidane’s contract with Real Madrid, the league leader, will end in the summer of 2022, and the French newspaper L’Equipe published a report in February, confirming that the French coach received 16.8 million euros in the season accompanied by Real Madrid.
It is noteworthy that Zinedine Zidane, 47, defended the colors of the “Bianconeri” for five years during the period (1996-2001) before joining Real Madrid’s wool.