Former Chelsea manager, Ruud Gullit, while reacting to Real Madrid’s 4-1 defeat to Ajax stated that Former Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane was clever to leave the club the same time Cristiano Ronaldo moved to Juventus.
Ajax, yesterday defeated Real Madrid 4-1 at Santiago Bernabeu in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 return leg clash.
Real Madrid was dropped from the tournament with goals from, Hakim Ziyech, David Neres, Dusan Tadic and Lasse Schone as a goal from Marco Asensio was not enough to save them.
Naija News recalls shortly after Real Madrid won its third consecutive Champions League title, Zidane and Ronaldo parted ways with the club.
“Zidane was clever enough to get out of there [Real Madrid] on time when they lost Ronaldo,” Gullit told beIN Sports.
“That’s the whole point. And whoever comes after that has a difficult task.”
“You have no Ronaldo. That’s 50 goals you don’t have.”