Zinadine Zidane is back to the helm of affairs at Spanish giant Real Madrid after a year he left the position where he guided the Los Blancos to three consecutive UEFA Champions League win. Zidane bided Farewell to Madrid following Cristiano Ronaldo transfer to Juventus. Since leaving the Spanish club, Real Madrid has been wobbled with results to finish behind their ark rival Barcelona and failed to defend their UCL title which they lost to Liverpool. The low ebb of performance sparked the recall of Zidane who gave Madrid condition to come back only if funds would be provided for him to get any player of his choice. Since the arrival to the club, Zidane has sparked relative busy transfer windows so far with big players move.
Within two weeks the UEFA current Champions Liverpool lifted the trophy, Zidane has amazingly spent about £315 million in the purchasing of players. Well, no one can doubt the financial muscle of Madrid nut its clear that coach news an overhaul in some part of the team. With 5 players on in already, Zidane would be anticipating the new season with much enthusiasm.
Hazard being of the player that Zidane admired right in his day in France has recommended him to club president Florentino Perez to bring him in and Hazard has been dreaming to put on the white jersey. Perez wasted no time as he agree a transfer fee of about £130 million with Chelsea over Hazard. This has been the most talked about among the transfers so far and no doubt the player involved an asset.
Eintracht Frankfurt sensational player Luka Jovic was another addition to Zidane list for fee of £70 million. Jovic had a prolific campaign at Frankfurt as will arrive to compete for place in the forward line with Karim Benzima who had a good season as well but the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo in the attack was clearly visible in the team.
Captain Sergio Ramos was persuaded by the club’s hierarchy to decline a lucrative move to Chiness super league. The move may be to buy more time for the aging squad for smooth transition as they plan for the future. In this regard, the club decided to bring in FC Porto's versatile center back for whooping sum of £50m by having Eder Militao signing the dotted line for the Blancos
Madrid splashed another £48m to get the signature of Ferland Mendy from Lyon as a replacement t for left back Marcelo who has lost his status at the club as the number one choice for that position last season to Sergio Reguilon. Mendy is know for his fast pace and highly offensive football style would be a very good asset to Zidane if he adapt in Spain. With the acquisition of these players to his team, Zidane will have no excuse next season not to achieve result at least challenging Barcelona for the La Liga title as well a semi final finish in Champions League will all be a wonderful result for the French coach.