Zinedine Zidane hints that he will leave Real Madrid in the summer

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Zinedine Zidane has, once again, thrown his Real Madrid future into doubt, despite only being appointed in January.

Following their 1-0 derby defeat to Atletico Madrid last month, the club legend was quoted by Marca stating that their could be a managerial change at the end of the season.

"I have complete confidence in my players; I believe they will be behind me. Next year we'll probably have to make changes, maybe even change managers too, but whatever happens we have to keep going about our business,” he said.


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Since that devastating loss at the Bernabeu, Zidane has led his side to three consecutive victories, scoring 12 goals in the process.

But once again, the Frenchman has raised question marks over his job security ahead of their clash with Las Palmas on Sunday.

"I can't know what role I'm going to have if I don't know if I'm going to be here. We'll see what happens at the end of the season," Zidane was quoted as saying by Marca, when asked what duty he’ll play in bringing players to the club in the summer.

It’s another surprising comment from the 43-year-old, especially when considering he signed a contract until June 2018 when he took over from Rafael Benitez in January.

Zidane made a terrific start to life as a manager, beating Deportivo 5-0 in his opening match and followed that up with a 5-1 victory against Sporting Gijon.

But draws against Real Betis and Malaga, as well the defeat to Atletico, have left Los Blancos 15 points behind Barcelona with a match in hand.

When you consider Madrid’s turnover of managers in recent years, it’s not entirely surprising that Zidane feels his job could be under threat.

The club have had 13 bosses in 12 years with current president Florentino Perez having a reputation for being extremely trigger happy.

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