Real Madrid Zidane would have been sacked if Madrid lost Champions League final – Capello Jamie Smith Last updated 1 year ago 23:25 5/31/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(7) Getty Images Real Madrid Primera División UEFA Champions League Zinédine Zidane The Italian, who coached Real Madrid twice, says the Blancos would have been sacked if they had lost out to Liverpool Zinedine Zidane would have been fired by Real Madrid president Florentino Perez had Los Blancos failed to beat Liverpool in the Champions League final, according to the club’s former coach Fabio Capello.Zidane announced his departure at a news conference on Thursday, just five days after leading Madrid to a third Champions League title in his third season in charge.Perez appeared bereft when he appeared next to Zidane in front of the media, but Capello believes Madrid’s president would have replaced Zidane had his side lost in Kiev. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Madrid youth coach Guti, a team-mate of Zidane’s, is among the reported frontrunners for the post and Capello believes the former Spain international could be Perez’s pick.”Zidane wanted to make his own choice, before someone else would have been chosen in his place,” Capello said to Sky Italia.”If Real Madrid lost in Kiev, Perez would have definitely fired him.”Perez may now appoint Guti: it would be his own decision, he wants to show he can do radical choices as he did three years ago with Zidane.”As a player and coach you decided to say goodbye at the top. Thank you for two and a half incredible years. Your legacy will never be erased, one of the most successful chapters in the history of our beloved @realmadrid pic.twitter.com/dO6bw74aA3— Sergio Ramos (@SergioRamos) May 31, 2018While Zidane shocked the football world with his announcement, Madrid’s star player Cristiano Ronaldo has told reporters he is considering his future at the club.Capello believes the Portugal international could be keen on a return to Manchester United and touted Bayern Munich’s wantaway striker Robert Lewandowski as a possible Ronaldo replacement.That is, however, an issue for another day, with the Blancos currently focused on finding a new boss.