Sport

Zidane: Real Madrid Coach Prefers Not Meeting Juventus

Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr
coach,

Zidane, because of his familiarity with the Italian giant where he spent five years he said he would have preferred not meeting in the quarter final of the UEFA Champions League after the Friday draw decided that.

This forthcoming match is to be played April 9th and 11th and it is a replay of last year’s Champions League final in Cardiff which Madrid emerged victorious in a 4 – 1 win.

“I spent five years over there and it was an important club in my career as a player, so obviously it always has an effect on me when we play Juve,” said Zidane, who as a Juventus player lost the 1998 Champions League final to Real Madrid.

Zidane during his Juventus days

“I would have preferred to avoid Juventus for many reasons,” said the coach who joined Madrid as a player in 2001, scoring a wonder-goal to clinch the Champions League final with a 2-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen.

“But we drew Juve and now I have to concentrate on that and forget about everything that happened to me there as a player even if it’ll always be there in the back of my mind.”

“They look as solid as they were last year,” said Zidane of the Juve outfit renowned for rock-solid defending and clinical breakaway finishing.

Zidane was also quizzed about Gareth Bale’s state of mind and was asked if the Welsh winger was depressed at Madrid after missing selection for both legs of the last-16 victory over PSG.

“He’s a very important part of our squad, he is happy to be with us and he has showed that. You can think whatever you want but he isn’t sad,” Zidane insisted.

Gbolahan Adeyemi

Gbolahan Adeyemi is a pop culture enthusiast. A budding individual with the strive to share and inform the masses with contents relating to their beliefs, lifestyle and all about the entertainment. | Rice Ambassador 🌾 | Sagittarius Teen ♐
Gbolahan Adeyemi
TalkGlitz on Twitter

CLICK HERE To Receive Updates On WhatsApp

TRENDING NAIJA SONGS

Naira Marley - Soapy

Erigga ft. Yung6ix, Sami - More Cash Out

Burna Boy - Anybody

Zlatan ft. Tiwa Savage - Shotan

Joeboy - Baby

Fireboy DML - What If I Say

DJ Enimoney ft. Olamide, Reminisce - Shibinshi

TRENDING FOREIGN SONGS

Beyonce, Wizkid, SAINt JHN - Brown Skin Girl

Davido, Chris Brown - Blow My Mind

Beyonce - Spirit

Nicki Minaj - Megatron

Ed Sheeran ft. Khalid - Beautiful People

Post Malone ft. Young Thug - Goodbyes

Lil Nas X - Old Town Road

TOP PICKS 🔥

11 Things That Can Turn You To A Multi-millionaire In 2019

5 Key Reasons For Visa Rejection

Top Mistakes To Avoid During A Visa Interview

7 Things Entrepreneurs Can Do To Stay Motivated

5 Beneifts Of Using Technology To Drive Your Business

Recession In Nigeria: Possible Ways To Survive In Business & Trade

Rape, Pastors & The Church – Part 1

Join our Telegram Group

Write A Comment