Real Madrid seem to be long on the French coach Zinedine Zidane before sacking him despite the poor start of the season at the local and continental levels.

Zizo returned to the Bernabeu in March but failed to restore the team's form in previous seasons.

After a disappointing past in which the Royal won no title and finished third in the domestic league, the Merengue are third in the league table after four rounds, and the last blow was last Wednesday with a humiliating 3-0 loss to Paris St Germain in the first round of the league. Champions, as well as the poor and disjointed performance of the team.

According to Catalan newspaper Sport, Zidane signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with the royalist in March worth 13 million euros a year after tax, and with three years left, the riyal has to pay the contract to Zidane of 39 million. For the value of the penal item, which raises the amount to 80 million euros.

This means that the club's leaders, especially the president of the club Florentino Perez, will think more than once before looking for a new coach because the amount paid to get rid of Zidane will strain the budget of the club spent more than 300 million euros in the summer Mercato.