After taking a walk away from Real Madrid in May 2018, Zinedine Zidane is back with the Spanish giants.

On Monday via an official statement on their website, Real Madrid have confirmed Zidane's return to the club as manager while also announcing the sacking Santiago Solari.

Real's board of directors met with Solari on Monday evening to dismiss the Argentine and rehire Zidane

Here is the full statement on Real Madrid website:

"The Real Madrid board of directors, which met today, Monday 11 March 2019, has decided to terminate Santiago Solari's contract as first-team coach, whilst Real Madrid have offered him the opportunity to remain at the club.

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Real Madrid wish to thank Solari for his work, commitment and the loyalty that he has always displayed towards this club, which is his home.

The board of directors also agreed on the appointment of Zinedine Zidane as head coach of Real Madrid with immediate effect for the remainder of the season and the next three campaigns, until 30 June 2022.

The Real Madrid president will address the media alongside Zinedine Zidane at 8pm (CET) tonight in the Santiago Bernabéu media room."

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