Real Madrid's outstanding run in the Champions League came to a brutal end last night in the Bernabeu.
Ajax managed to overturn a 2-1 first-leg deficit in style, winning 4-1 in the Spanish capital courtesy of goals from Hakim Ziyech, David Neres, Dusan Tadic and Lasse Schone.
The last team to eliminate Los Blancos from Europe's premiere competition was Juventus back in the semi-final of the 2014/15 edition of the tournament.
Santiago Solari's job is now hanging by a thread after a truly disastrous run of results.
Two consecutive losses at the Bernabeu to eternal rivals Barcelona saw them eliminated from the Copa Del Rey and pretty much exit the La Liga title race.
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The Argentine will certainly not be the manager of the club come next season and Real have already started the search for his successor.
Jose Mourinho has been heavily linked with a return, while Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp is another high-profile name being earmarked for the hot-seat.
The Real Madrid job is arguably the biggest in club football, so even a manager in Klopp's position on Merseyside would surely be tempted.
However, Liverpool journalist Paul Joyce of The Times has reported that the German will reject any advances from Los Blancos.
Real view Klopp as the ideal elite-level manager to oversee a new era at the club, but Klopp will not bow to them if they approach him in the summer - his current Liverpool deal is valid until 2022.
It will come as a huge boost to the Reds, who have grown from strength to strength under the former Borussia Dortmund coach.
The news coming out of Anfield may concern Tottenham fans, though, with Real now likely to invest more time in trying to get Mauricio Pochettino to abandon the Spurs job.
Juventus' Max Allegri is another potential candidate for the job, as is former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte.News Now - Sport News