Zinedine Zidane has decided to resign as Real Madrid coach.The decision was made on Wednesday morning, sources said, after Zidane had asked the club for a few days to consider his future.On Wednesday, he confirmed the move to Madrid’s board, and then the squad.
In recent months, Zidane had refused to commit to remaining in the job next season, leading to widespread speculation that he was planning to leave.
“You might think I walk away from responsibility or leave when things get complicated, but no, never,” Zidane said on May 15 when pushed on his future. “What I do is give everything, to the end, and then the moment comes to change… I don’t leave because it’s easy. There are moments when you have to stay, and others when you have to go.”