Zinedine Zidane has thanked President Florentino Perez, for the chance to replace Rafael Benitez.
Zidane was named as Benitez’ replacement, after the Spaniard was fired as manager.
And Zidane, who managed the Castilla side, was happy to get the call.
“I want to thank the club and you, president, for giving me the chance to coach this great team,” Zidane told a press conference on Monday evening.
“Today is a very exciting day for me, even more so than when I signed as a player. I am going to give all my heart for this club.”
In a short statement, Zidane added that he was determined to win a trophy in his maiden season.
“We have the best team and the best supporters in the world. I will do everything possible to win something this season,” he told reporters.
“The most important thing is to be with the team tomorrow to start working.”