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Zidane signs three-year contract extension at Real Madrid

Aug 12, 2017 7:01:53 AMMain
The Frenchman guided the Blancos to a La Liga and Champions League double last season and will continue his quest for more trophies through to 2020

Zinedine Zidane has committed his future to Real Madrid by signing a three-year contract extension with the La Liga champions.

The new deal will keep the Frenchman at Santiago Bernabeu through to 2020.

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"My story with Real Madrid is deeper than contracts and signatures," Zidane told reporters when announcing the fresh terms at a press conference on Saturday.

"I'm happy to be linked with the club. But the contract doesn't mean anything. You can sign for 10-20 years. I know where I am and what to do. In one year, maybe I won't be here. Real Madrid and I are not going to argue, never.

"I'm very happy to have the confidence Real Madrid shows in me. I'm happy to be working so well with my staff. And the objectives are always the same: trying to win every single game and every single title. We are enjoying our job a lot."

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Zidane will be hoping to add more major honours to his glittering CV over the course of the next three seasons, having enjoyed considerable success at the Real helm so far.

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Appointed to succeed Rafa Benitez in January 2016, Zidane opened his tenure with a Champions League triumph.

He then backed that up with a La Liga and European double in 2016-17 – Real’s first since 1958.

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Zidane has also overseen a Club World Cup win and two UEFA Super Cup successes, with the most recent of those coming against Manchester United.

His spell in charge of the Blancos has cemented his legacy in the Spanish capital, with the World Cup winner having previously made over 200 appearances for the club during a five-year stint at the end of his distinguished playing career.


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