Zinedine Zidane has stepped down as Real Madrid head coach for the second time, the club has confirmed the news.
The Frenchman called his time at the Bernabau to an end for the second time in charge of the La Liga club, where he won two league titles and three Champions League victories since 2015.
Zidane told the club directors and the first-team.of his decision to leave the club on Wednesday and his exit has been finalised.
This comes after Real Madrid narrowly lost out on winning the La Liga trailing 2 points behind winners Atletico Madrid and were also knocked out of the Champions League semi-final and the roun of 32 in the Copa Del Rey.
A club statement read: “Real Madrid C.F. announces that Zinedine Zidane has decided to bring to an end his current spell as head coach of our club.
“We must now respect his decision and express our gratitude for his professionalism, dedication and passion over the years and what he means to Real Madrid.
“Zidane is one of Real Madrid’s great icons and his legacy extends beyond what he has achieved as a coach and player at our club.
“He is aware that he has a place in the hearts of the Real Madrid fans and that he will always have home at Real Madrid.