This week’s back-to-back victories over Sevilla and Borussia Monchengladbach eased some of the pressure on Zinedine Zidane that had been building up.
Real Madrid coach Zidane was inquired about his future after Wednesday’s 2-0 win over Gladbach, to which he referred to the legendary manager of Manchester United, Ferguson, who spent 26 years at Old Trafford.
Zinedine Zidane has raised doubts about his long-term future by admitting he is never going to be Real Madrid’s Sir Alex Ferguson.
“I am never going to be Madrid’s Ferguson, that’s for sure,” he told reporters. “I don’t know how long I’m staying here, I don’t even think about it.”
“I am very lucky to be at this club, and even in the most difficult times, I like being happy. I’ve been living in Spain for a long time, in Madrid, and I want to stay a little longer.”
“Madrid come through under pressure, without pressure … well that doesn’t exist here We cannot play well all the time.”
Madrid is through to the last 16 of the Champions League and on Saturday afternoon, faces fierce rivals Atletico Madrid, who lead the way in La Liga.