This, according to media, due to the location of the fans creamy Klopp, which knows the President of real Madrid Florentino Perez.
The 41-year-old Madrid legend is now in charge of the club's youth team, but had been on the shortlists of Murcia as well as Scottish club St Mirren.More news: As Trump attacks, Canada goes to Plan B
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Real Madrid have been keeping tabs on Pochettino as a successor to Zidane, but the Argentine's decision to sign a new long term contract with Tottenham has complicated things.
Real Madrid are now searching for a new manager with several big names linked to the role including Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp and Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino - though their chase of the latter will be hard following his recent new contract.
Conte has been offered a way out of Chelsea by Real Madrid, who called him on Thursday about taking over there.
Part of the reason Zidane left so soon, in the former right-back's mind, is that he had little time to prepare as Madrid boss having been appointed amid Rafa Benitez's sacking.