Three short-listed candidates to replace Zidane at Bernabeu

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 20/09/2019

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez usually looks at managers that are out of job or look inward in Real Madrid Castilla when making his choice of manager to lead the senior team at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The major three on the list of Perez should Zidane be shown the exit door at the club are Jose Mourinho, Massimiliano Allegri and Raul Gonzalez.

Mourinho is one of Perez’s favorite to land the job after the sack of Solari but he lost the chance to make a sensational return after been sacked by Manchester United in December but Zidane’s decision to make a return knocked him off the perch.

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Allegri was a candidate for the Real Madrid job in 2018 after Zidane stepped down by the former Juventus manager chose to honor his contract with the Serie A Champions and he was eventually beaten to the coaching role at Bernabeu by Julen Lopetegui.

The former Real Madrid captain Raul would be following in the same footsteps as Zidane, who was promoted from Castilla to first-team when Rafael Benitez was dismissed. Santiago Solari was also called up to replace Lopetegui last season and now Raul could be the next in line.