Zinedine Zidane (Picture by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Pictures)
BILBAO: Actual Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane performed down reviews linking him with an exit from the membership following his facet’s 1-0 victory at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
The win means Actual go into the ultimate day of the season nonetheless within the title race, two factors behind league leaders Atletico Madrid who’ve 83.
Zidane’s facet host Villarreal subsequent Sunday on the ultimate day of the season and the Frenchman insisted that’s the solely factor he and the workforce are specializing in.
Some native media reviews earlier within the week recommended he has already instructed the gamers he’s leaving the membership on the finish of the season – one thing he denied.
“How may I inform the gamers I am leaving now? We’re giving our all the things for the title and I simply say ‘by the way in which, I am off’?,” Zidane stated.
“Individuals exterior the membership can say no matter they like, however I might by no means, ever say that to my gamers.”
Zidane is in his second spell at Actual, having gained three consecutive Champions League titles in his first between 2016 and 2018.
He returned a 12 months later after Julen Lopetegui and Santiago Solari have been each fired by president Florentino Perez, and lifted the La Liga title for the second time as a coach within the 2019-20 season.
Nevertheless, ought to he finish this season with out silverware then his place may come beneath risk.
“On the finish of the season then we’ll see what occurs, however proper now we’re targeted on our closing sport,” Zidane stated.
“We won’t simply maintain speaking about my future. The final sport of the season is much extra vital than that.”