At the end of the season, the future of Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid is fueling speculation. The Madrid coach is announced for a departure at the end of the season. However, the French coach is still supported by his group.
Real Madrid: the locker room takes position for Zidane
This Saturday, Real Madrid will have to win against Villareal, while hoping for a misstep from its neighbor Atletico Madrid to hope to retain its crown. If the race for the title of Liga champion remains very tight between the two Madrid clubs, the vagueness still persists on the future of Zinedine Zidane. The French coach is indeed uncertain of continuing his adventure on the bench of Real Madrid. Irritated by the constant criticism around his team, he would even think of returning the apron at the end of the season. Moreover, the rumor of his replacement by Massimiliano Allegri is becoming more and more persistent.
However, Zinedine Zidane enjoys strong support, that of his locker room who hopes that he will complete his contract expiring until June 2022. ABC ensures that the Merengues players unanimously asked Zizou to stay at Real. Only the young guardian Andriy Lunin didn’t seem on the same page.
Zizou maintains the doubt
For his part, Zinedine Zidane prefers to maintain the suspense until the end. Present at a press conference on Friday, he spoke of his future, while remaining rather vague and recalling his priority: the last game of the season. “ The most important thing is that Real Madrid are champions or that I continue? In the end, the most important thing is not that me or someone else continues, the important thing is the team and what we want to achieve (…) For us, the only thing that account, it’s tomorrow’s game. With everything that has happened this year, we are going to play a high level match ”, he confided.
He nevertheless confided his joy to be able to count on a locker room always at his side. “I really like my players. They saved me on the pitch, in the sense that they always gave their all in every match ”, estimated the coach merengue. This domestic support could weigh in the balance for its future.