Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino are at the top of Real Madrid’s shortlist to replace Zinedine Zidane , according to reports in Spain.
Zidane is under intense pressure at the Spanish champions with his side currently sitting fourth in LaLiga.
Madrid’s poor form has sparked rumours that the Frenchman will be axed in the summer and a new man placed in charge.
There has also been speculation Zidane could walk away of his own accord at the end of the season and have a sabbatical due to tiredness.
And, according to AS, if the former midfielder does go then Madrid have placed Klopp and Pochettino at the top of their managerial shortlist.
The pair are said to be on a three-man wish list drawn up by Real, which also contains Germany head coach Joachim Low.
Pochettino is reportedly the frontrunner due to his experience of coaching in Spain with Espanyol .
However, both Klopp and Low are viewed as serious contenders with Madrid big fans of the two coaches’ style of play.