MADRID (AFP) - Zinedine Zidane s second spell as teach of real Madrid got underway on Wednesday as the Frenchman took his first session at the membership s schooling ground in Valdebebas.

Zidane, who became unveiled as Santiago Solari s substitute on Monday, turned into all smiles as he commenced by way of addressing the complete squad, earlier than putting them through a series of exercises concerning pressing, ownership and small-sided video games.

Captain Sergio Ramos, who became involved in a heated argument with the club s president Florentino Perez last week, became in motion, as turned into Gareth Bale, whose dating with Zidane deteriorated during the second one half of final season.

Madrid have 11 games left in la Liga, and sit 12 factors behind leaders Barcelona, with Zidane s first suit in price coming at domestic to Celta Vigo on Saturday.

as well as Bale, Zidane will ought to determine whether or not to reintegrate Isco, who did now not start a unmarried league sport under Solari, and Marcelo, who misplaced his region at left-again to Sergio Reguilon.

Vinicius Junior, Lucas Vazquez, Dani Carvajal and Marcos Llorente have been all absent from the consultation because the quartet preserve to get over accidents.