The best jokes as Zinedine Zidane set to take over from Rafa Benítez as Real Madrid manager

Announcement expected as soon as the children's party in the press room is finished.

Zinedine Zidane is set to take over from Rafa Benítez as Real Madrid manager after he is sacked and we've collected the best jokes
NEW MANAGER: Zinedine Zidane (Image: Walterlan Papetti)

With a press conference scheduled shortly, rumours are abound that Rafa Benítez has been sacked and former player Zinedine Zidane will be taking over as Real Madrid manager and the jokes are already in.

Following a draw with Gary Neville’s Valencia, Benítez will be dismissed after just seven months in the job and Madrid are due to appoint yet another head coach in Zidane, who will reportedly be in charge until the end of the season.

These are the best jokes as the legendary Zinedine Zidane is set to take over from Rafa Benítez as Real Madrid manager:

Rafa Benitez's season in a vine… https://t.co/oyQrFA0P84

— Football Only (@FootbaiiOnly) January 3, 2016

oh no..

— RMadrid Babe (@RMadridBabe) January 4, 2016

This man got Rafa Benitez sacked ?? pic.twitter.com/my53izHnx6

— TheODDSbible (@TheOddsBible) January 4, 2016

BREAKING: Rafa Benitez has been sacked by @RealMadrid https://t.co/CHBIrd9iez

— Dream Team (@dreamteamfc) January 4, 2016

"And can Rafa Benitez do THIS?!" -Zidane's job interview pic.twitter.com/7BIa2T4ir0

— KICKTV (@KICKTV) January 4, 2016

The first training session after Zidane takes over from Rafa Benitez as Real Madrid manager https://t.co/qyBNyz7Irc

— Football Burp (@FootballBurp) January 4, 2016

Best wishes, though, to Zinedine Zidane, who will probably last until October, 2016.

— James Tyler (@JamesTylerESPN) January 4, 2016

Rafa Benitez ruining every club he goes to is hilarious.

— Adam Devlin (@Adam1Dev) January 4, 2016

Needless to say, Real Madrid’s new manager will not be tolerating dissent pic.twitter.com/WAqLgvNvbW

— Howler Magazine (@whatahowler) January 4, 2016

Surely the logical thing for Real Madrid to do is to sack Benitez and hire Benitez as an interim until Benitez is available in the summer.

— Ben McAleer (@BenMcAleer1) January 4, 2016

Florentino Perez might think Zinedine Zidane is his Guardiola, but there is a chance, however small, that he's actually his Alan Shearer.

— Rory Smith (@RorySmithTimes) January 4, 2016

Real Madrid have never been caught offside under Zinedine Zidane's management.

— Duncan Alexander (@oilysailor) January 4, 2016

How much will Benitez get in compensation then? I know what he's going to spend his money on… pic.twitter.com/S5okmxP8Z1

— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) January 4, 2016

“Any questions about my tactics?” pic.twitter.com/eEIJQvTnWp

— Howler Magazine (@whatahowler) January 4, 2016

Zinedine Zidane taking Rafa's job like https://t.co/4U9KbIdHMv

— ? (@Gilology) January 4, 2016

28th July 2015: Rafa Benitez's wife: "We joined Real Madrid to clean up Jose Mourinho's mess." pic.twitter.com/3m5trS6myv

— . (@iChelseaTweets) January 4, 2016

Today at Real Madrid https://t.co/8BHAybDEqQ

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) January 4, 2016

Hey Real Madrid, I'm available

— Alan Curbishley (@AlansAvailable) January 4, 2016

When you've just been sacked from Real Madrid… pic.twitter.com/2PGc76FTbW

— Football Super Tips (@FootySuperTips) January 4, 2016

Rafa Benitez's Real Madrid career. #RMCF pic.twitter.com/sh9YmGh9BD

— Onefootball (@Onefootball) January 4, 2016

So which one of Real Madrid's directors is eventually going to take one for the team and murder Florentino Pérez?

— Rob Brown (@robbro7) January 4, 2016

*CONFIRMED* Rafa Benitez is set to leave Real Madrid and join Jeremy Corbyn as shadow minister of not having a very good defence #reshuffle

— Michael Baggs (@Baggsy) January 4, 2016

Real Madrid and Chelsea should just merge into one club that everyone can hate properly

— kenna (@kennagq) January 4, 2016

Jose Mourinho reacts to the news that Real Madrid are set to sack Rafa Benitez https://t.co/VXZPGpP3kh

— Cheers Geoff (@Cheers_geoff) January 4, 2016

Adios Loser.. pic.twitter.com/ocV8IJODam

— RMadrid Babe (@RMadridBabe) January 4, 2016

Now that Rafa Benitez has been sacked from Real Madrid, he can concentrate more on his Go Compare adverts.

— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferby5) January 4, 2016

BREAKING: Rafa Benitez' sacking won't go through as Real Madrid's fax machine is still broken.

— Troll Football (@TrollFootball) January 4, 2016

Diane Abbott signs her contract as new manager of Real Madrid. #reshuffle pic.twitter.com/gYH6fPBKut

— Danny Kelly (@dannykellywords) January 4, 2016

If Jurgen Klopp had waited just a couple of months more.. He could of coached Bayern, Chelsea or Real Madrid. He ended up at Liverpool😂🙈🙈

— Sky Tshabalala (@SkyTshabalala) January 4, 2016

At least Rafa Benitez made it to January so it'll say "2015-16" on his Wiki entry unlike the embarrassingly abrupt "2010" next to Inter.

— Brooks Peck (@BrooksDT) January 4, 2016

Florentino Perez will address the media in 30 minutes. Rafa Benitez, meanwhile. #RMCF pic.twitter.com/qAiRCiP8Gz

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) January 4, 2016

Perez is waiting for Benitez to finish his sandwich.

— Annie (@Ann_Casillas) January 4, 2016


— Kevin McCauley (@kevinmccauley) January 4, 2016

Benitez after Perez announces his sacking pic.twitter.com/Ww8crM24od

— Mano (@Officialhbkmano) January 4, 2016