Zidane delighted ahead of new Madrid deal

Zidane left with dilemma after Super Cup success

Zidane left with dilemma after Super Cup success

In Spain, Barcelona, Real Madrid, as well as Atletico Madrid, are all notorious for having enormous release clause tags on their players.

Less than three seasons ago, when release clauses started reaching the triple digit mark followed by the word "million", few eyebrows were raised, but not many really believed that those tremendously high amounts would ever be met. A contract could be 10 years, 20. "We have tried to maintain that with the new great players - like Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale, great players who help you to grow both on and off the pitch".

Zinedine Zidane has expressed his delight after confirming reports that he is to sign a new three-year contract as Real Madrid coach.

Something changed in the final months of the season, however, with Bale's injury problems handing Isco the chance to become a regular in the Real Madrid team.

The 2017 Spanish Super Cup first leg match between Real Madrid and Barcelona will be played at Camp Nou, Barcelona, and kicks off at 22:00 CEST on Sunday 13 August 2017.

Isco made his point in the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday, however, as he starred in Real Madrid's 2-1 win over Manchester United in Macedonia.

The attacking firepower of their second string has been somewhat weakened by the departure of Alvaro Morata and James Rodriguez, however, as the pair scored a combined 31 goals in all competitions last term.

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"United are very good, but we were the best team and we have a spectacular squad with a promising future".

"I'm very happy to have the confidence Real Madrid shows in me".

Of course, that means that Real Madrid would have to win the head-to-head tiebreaker, given that goal difference is not the first tiebreaker in La Liga.

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