Its official, Rafa Benitez has just been of his duties at Real Madrid. This was announced by the Club earlier today.
According to Real Madrid’s president, Florentino Perez, the decision was taken by the board
“I would like to make it clear that he is a great professional.
“Zinedine Zidane knows better than anyone what it is like to stand at the front and lead Real Madrid.
“Throughout his career he has always been able to face up to huge challenges.”
Benitez sacking rumours came after he had lost back-to-back defeats against Barcelona and Sevilla.
Zidane has been tipped to take over from Benitez immediately at the Bernabau.