Six months ago Zinedine Zidane was all smiles as he talked about being “very happy to be home” after returning as Real Madrid boss.
But the smile has long vanished following Real’s stuttering start to the season which has heightened the pressure on the Frenchman.
Having been held by Real Valladolid at the Bernabeu and at Villarreal in La Liga, Real crumbled to a 3-0 against Paris St-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Is Zidane – who appeared bulletproof after leading Real to three Champions League triumphs between 2016-2018 – on the brink? And just who will replace him should he go?