REVEALED: Why Perez stops Zidane's move for UCL winner

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 15/08/2019

The main reason why Real Madrid president Florentino Perez blocked Zinedine Zidane’s move for Champions League winner has been revealed.

Zidane is a huge fan of Sadio Mane and he is keen on signing the  Liverpool attacker since last two seasons before he quit his job with the Spanish capital.

The well-connected Soccer Link says Zidane went back to Mane last season and was confident the Senegal star would make the move.

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However, Real Madrid supremo rejected the prospect of pursuing a deal for Mane due to the fact that he has already signed Eden Hazard from Chelsea.

Hazard would play from the left-wing and it is the similar position Mane would like to operate from.

Real Madrid will start off their campaign with a trip to Balaidios to face Celta de Vigo in their La Liga opener on Saturday.