ALFREDO RELAÑO

Zidane banishes the spectre of Mourinho

Zinedine Zidane said 'yes' to a Real Madrid return, and in the process banished the spectre of José Mourinho, who a jittery Florentino Pérez had been toying with bringing back...

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Solari's first 100 days as Real Madrid coach

One hundred days is generally accepted as a reasonable bedding-in time for politicians when they accept a new role and has been deemed enough time for the rest of us to see intentions and working methodology.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Solari, Muñoz, Del Bosque and Zidane

Santi Solari was moved from the Real Madrid Castilla to oversee the first team following the dismissal of Julen Lopetegui as there were no other candidates.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Vinicius tightens screw on Bale

Alfredo Relaño looks back on the performance of Vinicius against Valladolid, as the young Brazilian puts added pressure on Gareth Bale to start performing.

Alfredo Relaño