The 45-year-old spoke with club captain Sergio Ramos on the phone before notifying the rest of the squad about his decision.
This is Real Madrid we're talking about though so of course, it wouldn't really be a surprise to see anyone turn up in that hotseat.
Zidane opted to leave Real Madrid after guiding the Spanish side to their third straight Champions League title in what was something of a surprise decision by the former France global. "I understand, and what I can do is thank the fans not only as a coach but as a player they have always supported me".
"I had the respect of all, above all the players, which has been fundamental in achieving things".
"That's why I chose to take this decision".
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"I have decided not to be Real Madrid coach next season", said Zidane, who was joined by club president Florentino Perez.
"It's a bit hard to understand, although football and MotoGP are different", Italian rider Rossi said ahead of the Gran Premio d'Italia Oakley.
The Spurs manager was speaking in Spain at the launch of his new book "A New World" and, having answered questions in Spanish, then proceeded to discuss his future, and subsequent links with Madrid, in English.
Zidane admitted there were some hard moments over the course of the 2017-18 campaign, mentioning the Copa del Rey defeat to Leganes, and he felt that after two and a half seasons together, he just could not ask any more from the Madrid players. "But we are talking about the best players in the world".
The Daily Mail reports former Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc is Chelsea's top managerial target, with Napoli's Maurizio Sarri seemingly out of the picture for the moment over the €8m pay-off Napoli want.
"Real Madrid have won four Champions Leagues in five years, three in a row", he said. I'm not looking for another team. Zidane played the Welshman sparingly and Bale said after the Champions League final that he would look elsewhere in the summer for more game time.