Having done well to win over a number of doubters, Santiago Solari’s future is once more starting to look bleak.
A shock home defeat to Girona left them nine points behind LaLiga leaders Barcelona last month, meaning anything but a win in Saturday’s Clasico will all but end their title challenge.
If this game were not important enough, it comes just three days after Madrid were humbled by their fierce rivals at the Santiago Bernabeu, losing 3-0 in the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final, as Barca reached a sixth final in a row.
It all means the pressure is mounting on Solari, who signed a two-and-a-half-year contract only last November in the wake of Julen Lopetegui’s dismissal.
Should Madrid keep faith in their former midfielder, or is it time for yet another change? Two Omnisport writers go head-to-head over the issue…
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