Zinedine Zidane, in press conference with the Real Madrid

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Zidane's message about Valverde's situation

Published:11/01/2020 - 13:00h

Updated:11/01/2020 - 13:00h

Zinedine Zidane appeared before the media in the pre-final of the Spanish Super Cup and talked about the delicate situation of Ernesto Valverde

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The Real Madrid will contest the final of the Supercopa of Spain against the Athletic of Madrid this Sunday to the 19:00 hours (peninsular schedule Spanish). Zinedine Zidane appeared in front of the media in his already usual go through the room of press and analysed the meeting, in addition to answering on other subjects of actuality.

One of them was the delicate situation that lives Ernesto Valverde, trainer of the FC Barcelona, that is being more questioned that never as a result of the elimination to hands of the own Athletic of Madrid in the round of semifinals. The Txingurri is in the eye of the hurricane and even especula with his dismissal in the short term.

"What can him suceder to Valverde happens us to all the trainers"

As always, Zidane was careful and ensured that all the technicians are exposed to this type of pressures if sometime the results do not fulfil with the expectations generated previously. "What can him suceder to Valverde happens us to all the trainers. What lives he, live it all the trainers and does not go to change", commented.

Besides, also it commented the party between Barcelona and colchoneros ensuring that it surprised when it saw that the Athletic was able to give him the turn to the marker. "The party thought that it went it to win the Barcelona and did not go like this. The Athletic competes very well to the end and gave him the turn. In the football until the last minute can happen of everything", sentenced.

The derbi in the final

Of course, Zinedine Zidane also spoke about the final of the Supercopa that will contest against the Athletic of Madrid. "It does not change at all. Happy for playing another final. The Real Madrid lives for these parties and here are. There is not more pressure that in other finals, but have come here to win", ensured.

Also it commented the change of format of the Supercopa​. "We have accepted the change and have the luck to be able to play the competition. It is a title and want to win it. For me it is a luck be in Spain, live in a country in which the people enjoys of the life and of the football. It goes out of the football, but does not happen at all", said, between laughs.

"I see me well, progressing, better trainer that before"

The Frenchman did not leave clear if it will repeat the formula to play with five midfield players and threw balloons was when they asked it to him. "I do not go to say how go to play. The important is not the drawing and yes what do when have the balloon. Sometimes you say that we play of a different way to how do it. Have good things like team, that is what matters", affirmed.

The technician madridista wanted to claim the work of his team. "There are not secret formulas. If we lose two parties, will go back to happen the same. I create in this staff, but it is necessary to show it. We are working a lot and well, but it is necessary to show it in each party. They happened eight months since I left it until I went back. In the career of the players there are moments. They won a lot and it is the normal life of the footballer. Only I create in the work and in the patience", manifested.

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