Zidane is now focused on the upcoming match against Talavera de la Reina in Segunda Division B next Saturday. But at the same time he does not rule out a surprising elevation to the first team when they face Rayo Vallecano in La Liga's 16th round next Sunday, which might speed up the process of Benitez's departure which will provide the Frenchman with the opportunity he has always longed for, reports Efe.

The former Real Madrid star is respected by all members of the capital side, including club president Florentino Perez, as well as the trust of the management, which contracted him at the peak of his career, and provided him with the chance to coach the Castilla.

This opportunity in particular prevented Zidane from coaching in France, despite the offers he received following his retirement.Although Zidane failed to promote Castilla to the Segunda Division no one spoke of his departure.

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