Despite winning the game against Real Valladoid on Sunday, Santiago Solari is still expected to get sacked in the coming week. Real Madrid won 4-1 away to Real Valladoid, with Benzema scoring a brace at Zorrilla.
According to reports, win against Real Valladoid won’t save Solari his job and he will be sacked imminently by the Real Madrid board. President Perez has made the decision that a new manager will be appointed in the next week and he won’t wait for the summer to make his decision. Specially with Solari’s issues with first team players like Isco and Marcelo that have also impacted his reputation with the Real Madrid reputation.
Perez is believed to be lining up Mourinho to replace Solari at the helm. Mourinho is believed to be the guy who can bring glory back to Bernabeu after a disastrous season for the three-times Champions League defending champions. Mourinho is also believed to be highly interesed in this opportunity to prove his doubters wrong who believe his career as a manager is finished.
Real Madrid endured one of the worst weeks in their history as they lost twice to Barcelona and once to Ajax. Barcelona knocked them out of Copa Del Rey while Ajax knocked them out of Champions League. They are 12 points behind Barcelona in La Liga and have no hope for any silverware this season.
Real Madrid next faces Celta Vigo this Saturday at Santiago Bernabeu with a new manager expected to be in charge.